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Hawaiian Airlines pilots have ratified a tentative agreement reached earlier this month between the company and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) on new contract terms covering the operation of long-range, single-aisle aircraft the company plans to acquire to complement its current fleet of wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft serving Hawai'i from the U.S. West Coast.
The pilots of Pinnacle Airlines, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), today ratified a bankruptcy restructuring contract that was tentatively agreed to in December. With more than 86 percent of eligible pilots casting ballots, 85 percent of Pinnacle pilots voted in favor of the agreement.
Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Safe Skies Act of 2013 in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.):
Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the announcement of the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Michael P. Huerta as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) administrator.
In the wee hours of Monday, December 17, the Pinnacle Airlines Negotiating Committee of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, reached a tentative agreement (TA) with Pinnacle Airlines management on a deal that is designed to address the significant financial hurdles that caused the company to file bankruptcy in April 2012 and meet the needs of the pilots.
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the French court decision Thursday to overturn previous convictions against Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics in relation to the Air France Concorde accident in 2000.
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l and other airline industry stakeholders have applauded President Barack Obama’s signing of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act, legislation that authorizes the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to prohibit U.S. airlines from participating in the European Union’s emissions trading scheme (EU ETS).
Contrary to management’s public statements, First Air’s plan to lay off more than 10 percent of its flight crews could have an extensive negative impact on the airline’s operations, according to the union that represents First Air’s pilots and flight engineers.
The pilot leadership of Pinnacle Airlines, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l. (ALPA), received word Thursday that Judge Robert Gerber, United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York, issued a ruling that disallows Pinnacle Airlines (PNCL) management’s motion to reject the pilot contract.
As President Barack Obama begins to organize his second-term administration, the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) today called on the Senate to accelerate a vote to confirm Michael Huerta as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. Huerta has faithfully served as acting administrator since Dec. 5, 2011, and the Association and other airline industry stakeholders have greatly benefited from his leadership, enthusiasm, and dedication to U.S. air transportation.