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CAPA APPLAUDS THE FAA NPRM ON THE FIRST OFFICER QUALIFICATION ARC AS A RESULT OF THE

Official Statement For Immediate Release 27 February 2012 Press contact: Lee Collins, Executive Vice President CAPA 502.417.0572/ lcollins@capapilots.org CAPA APPLAUDS THE FAA NPRM ON THE FIRST OFFICER QUALIFICATION ARC AS A RESULT OF THE AIRLINE SAFETY ACT Today the FAA issued the long awaited final rule on the First Officer Qualification ARC convened nearly 2 years ago as a [...]

2012-02-28T01:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2012|

CAPA Response to FAA Bill passes through to to Obama

CAPA: The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations The airline pilots trade association, representing 28,000 line flying professional pilots FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews and commentary: President Carl Kuwitzky 202. 624.3540 office 972.523.8815 mobile Response to the FAA Reauthorization Bill: While the Bill will help provide stability to the industry, it is yet another example of a second level of [...]

2012-02-07T01:00:00+00:00 February 7th, 2012|

CAPA Response to FAA Reauthorization Bill

CAPA: The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations The Airline pilots trade association, representing 28,000 line flying professional pilots FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For interviews and commentary: President Carl Kuwitzky 202. 624.3540 office 972.523.8815 mobile Response to the FAA Reauthorization Bill: While the Bill will help provide stability to the industry, it is yet another example of a second level of [...]

2012-02-07T01:00:00+00:00 February 7th, 2012|

CRITICALLY FLAWED FLIGHT DUTY AND REST REGULATIONS

CRITICALLY FLAWED FLIGHT DUTY AND REST REGULATIONS Is it going to take a tragedy before we properly apply the new flight duty and rest rules? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released the new flight duty and rest regulations required by the Airline Safety and Federal FAA Extension Act of 2010. These long awaited regulations were on the National [...]

2012-01-24T01:00:00+00:00 January 24th, 2012|

CAPA Refutes the new Flight/Duty Time Regulations

CAPA REFUTES THE NEW FLIGHT /DUTY TIME REGULATIONS Washington, D.C. (December 21, 2011) —The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo pilots is highly concerned with the Flight and Duty Time final rules released earlier today. CAPA has long advocated for "One Level of Safety" and believes that the final rules create a [...]

2011-12-21T01:00:00+00:00 December 21st, 2011|

CAPA Calls for "One Level of Safety" and opposes any "Carve-Outs" for FT/DT Rule

Washington, DC -- November 16, 2011.  The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) has been working towards new Flight and Duty Time rules as mandated in H.R. 5900 and has continually supported "One Level of Safety" for our nations passenger, supplemental and cargo pilots.  Recently we asked for your help  to request President Obama to release the long overdue rules being [...]

2011-11-16T01:00:00+00:00 November 16th, 2011|

CAPA Supports Congressional Leaders' call for action on release of Pilot Fatigue rules

Washington, DC. October 6, 2011.  Nearly 100 members of Congress have called for action on the White House for completion of the federal aviation rules that are over two months delayed.  In August 2011, CAPA also called on the White House to release the new Flight and Duty Time Regulations for our nation’s pilots.  These new rules are intended [...]

2011-10-06T01:00:00+00:00 October 6th, 2011|

CAPA refutes the ATA claims of mass cost increases and job losses

For Immediate release: Press Statement Contact: Maryanne DeMarco (202) 680-0740 CAPA refutes the ATA claims of mass cost increases and job losses with FAA Fatigue Rules Revision September 26, 2011, WASHINGTON, D.C. On September 15, 2011, The Air Transport Association (ATA) stated that the proposed FAA Fatigue rules would cost the airlines an additional $2 billion a year and [...]

2011-09-29T01:00:00+00:00 September 29th, 2011|

CAPA Calls for release of new Flight/Duty Time Regulations

Washington, D.C. (August 8, 2011) —The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing over 28,000 commercial passenger and cargo pilots, is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to release the New Flight /Duty Time regulations addressing airline pilot fatigue as required by the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Extension Act of 2010. Congress, in H.R. 5900, called for new, [...]

2011-08-08T01:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2011|

CAPA's Statement for the Hearing Record on ETS (European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme)

Washington, DC - July 27, 2011.  Today the House Aviation Subcommittee on Transportation & Infrastructure held a hearing on the "European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme: A Violation of International Law". This hearing focused on the unilateral actions of the European Union (EU) in applying their Emissions Trading Scheme ("ETS") to all civil aviation operations; the EU's actions and international law; and the [...]

2011-07-27T01:00:00+00:00 July 27th, 2011|
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