Captain Dan Carey
President, Allied Pilots Association (APA)
Captain Daniel F. Carey was hired by American Airlines in 1984. Based at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, he pilots the Boeing 777 on international routes. He has also captained the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and MD-80, the Airbus A300, and the Boeing 727.
Captain Carey represented the LGA domicile on the Allied Pilots Association Board of Directors from 1993 to 1998. His APA service also includes time with the Negotiating Committee, the Legislative Affairs Committee, the Strike Preparedness Committee, the Benefits Review and Appeals Board, and the No B-Scale Committee.
While on leave in 2012 and 2013, Captain Carey piloted the Boeing 777 of Equatorial Guinea’s president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. His flight experience also includes Civil Reserve Air Fleet missions for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Captain Carey is a graduate of Cochise College in Douglas, Arizona. He and his wife split their time between Rockville Centre, N.Y., and Ballyporeen, Ireland. They have three adult daughters.