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CAPA applauds “Safe Skies Act”

Washington, DC (June 27, 2017) - The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), representing over 30,000 professional passenger and cargo airline pilots, is pleased to announce that Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), along with co-sponsors Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) have re-introduced “Safe Skies [...]

2017-11-03T21:26:36+00:00 June 27th, 2017|

Flag Day: CAPA strongly supports HR2150 "Flags of Convenience Don’t Fly Here Act"

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2017) – The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and cargo airline pilots, strongly supports H.R. 2150 “Flags of Convenience Don’t Fly Here Act”.  This important piece of legislation will prevent the entry of “flag-of-convenience” carriers into the U.S. airline market. A red flag has been raised as to how [...]

2017-11-03T21:27:24+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

CAPA supports HR 2150 "Flags of Convenience Don’t Fly Here Act" preventing carrier "flags of convenience scheme"

Washington, D.C. (April 27, 2017) – The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots supports "Flags of Convenience Don’t Fly Here Act” (H.R. 2150), the bi-partisan legislation introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Rick Larsen (D-Wash) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA).  This important bill will prevent the entry of “flag-of-convenience” [...]

2017-11-03T21:26:31+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Capt. Lee Collins elected as new CAPA President

Washington, D.C.  (April 10, 2017) - The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) is pleased to announce the election of Captain Lee Collins as its new President.   Captain Collins comes to CAPA from the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) with more than 25 years as a line Captain for United Parcel Service Airlines (UPS).  He is also a 32-year veteran [...]

2017-11-03T21:26:34+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

A Bad Decision on A Bad Deal: CAPA strongly opposes DOT approval of Norwegian Air International (NAI) petition

Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2016)— The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots, strongly opposes the U.S Department of Transportation’s (DOT) approval of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) permit to operate in the United States under a “Flag-of-Convenience” scheme.“CAPA is extremely disappointed with the DOT’s decision to grant a permit for NAI [...]

2016-12-04T14:00:00+00:00 December 4th, 2016|

CAPA strongly opposes DOT's approval of Norwegian Airline's Flag-of-Convenience "Shell Game"

Washington, D.C. (April 16, 2016)— The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations, (CAPA) representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots strongly opposes the U.S Department of Transportation’s (DOT) decision to grant tentative approval for Norwegian Air International’s (NIA) permit to operate in the United States under a “Flag-of-Convenience” scheme. The DOT’s flawed policy decision is a violation of [...]

2016-04-16T16:45:00+00:00 April 16th, 2016|

CAPA calls on Congress to pass the "Safe Skies Act" to end the cargo carve-out

Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2016) — The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations, (CAPA) representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots is calling on Congress to end the cargo carve-out and pass the “Safe Skies Act” amendment to the FAA Reauthorization bill currently being debated in the Senate. We applaud the continued efforts of Senator Boxer, along with [...]

2016-04-12T08:00:00+00:00 April 12th, 2016|

CAPA Applauds "Safe Skies Act of 2015"

Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2015) — The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), representing more than 28,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots, is pleased to announce that Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has re-introduced the "Safe Skies Act of 2015" (S.1612) in the 114th Congress, along with co-sponsors Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), [...]

2015-06-18T01:00:00+00:00 June 18th, 2015|

FAA-ICAO Harmonization of "Pilot Age Limit Crew Pairing Requirement"

Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2014) – Today the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its much anticipated “notice of policy” to initiate harmonization with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) “Pilot Age Limit Crew Pairing Requirement” (see attached link). Contained within this policy change is the relaxation of existing “crew pairing limitations”, which now allows pilots serving on airplanes in [...]

2014-11-13T01:00:00+00:00 November 13th, 2014|

Veterans Day – Honoring all who served

Washington, D.C. - (November 11, 2014).  Today marks a day of remembrance for those brave men and women who have and presently serve in our Nation’s Armed Forces. And while only a day is set aside for these all-important veterans, there are many that show their appreciation all year long. CAPA would like to take a moment to honor [...]

2014-11-11T01:00:00+00:00 November 11th, 2014|
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