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Remembering 9/11 "Always Remember, Never Forget"

Washington, D.C. (September 11, 2014) - Today marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. As we honor the 9-11 heroes, victims, and their families and friends left behind, we would like thank our brave service men and women stationed around the world who protect us here at [...]

2014-09-11T04:00:00+00:00 September 11th, 2014|

CAPA Applauds DOT's decision to dismiss Norwegian Air's request for exemption

Washington, D.C. (September 3, 2014) – The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) applauds the U.S Department of Transportation’s (DOT) decision to dismiss Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) request for exemption from certain federal statutes to conduct foreign scheduled and charter air transportation services in the U.S.   CAPA has worked tirelessly and in unison with industry, trade associations and [...]

2014-09-03T01:00:00+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|

CAPA Statement on TSA's FFDO Program

Washington, DC – (August 7, 2014) The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations supports TSA Administrator Pistole’s recent decision to move the supervisory responsibilities for the Federal Flight Deck Officer program to the TSA division “Office of Training and Workforce Engagement”.   OTWE oversees the development and delivery of training programs for TSA and we believe this new location for [...]

2014-08-08T01:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2014|

CAPA Statement on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

On behalf of CAPA and our professional pilots, we would like to express our deepest sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of the crew and passengers affected by the tragic loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. Our thoughts and prayers are with those involved in this overwhelming event. CAPA stands ready to assist our international aviation partners who [...]

2014-07-18T01:00:00+00:00 July 18th, 2014|

CAPA Calls on Congress to Pass "Safe Skies Act of 2013"

Washington, D.C. (March 4, 2014) - In response to the NTSB hearing on UPS Flight 1354, the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) reaffirms its commitment and again calls on Congress to pass the Safe Skies Act of 2013. CAPA continues to advocate for the removal of "carve-outs" in regulations that would "exempt" any operator from the enhanced fatigue [...]

2014-03-04T01:00:00+00:00 March 4th, 2014|

GAO Issues Report on "Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots"

Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2014) - The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing more than 25,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots is pleased to announce that today the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its report on the "Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots". Not surprisingly, the report has confirmed what CAPA has been actively educating [...]

2014-02-28T01:00:00+00:00 February 28th, 2014|

CAPA Capitol Hill Update

Washington, DC - (December 17, 2013).   Greetings from Capitol Hill!  The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), a trade association, represents 5 independent unions with more than 25,000 professional passenger and cargo airline pilot members. CAPA has a long and distinguished history of successful and effective advocacy for its members, in Washington and abroad, on issues effecting the [...]

2013-12-17T01:00:00+00:00 December 17th, 2013|

CAPA Applauds "Safe Skies Act of 2013"

Washington, DC (November 13, 2013) - The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing over 25,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots is pleased to announce that Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has re-introduced the "Safe Skies Act" in the 113th Congress, along with co-sponsors Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN). We applaud their continued efforts with this crucial [...]

2013-11-13T01:00:00+00:00 November 13th, 2013|

CAPA Statement on UPS Flight #1354

UPS Flight #1354 Washington, DC - (August 14, 2013). We would like to express our deepest sympathies and sincerest condolences to the families, friends and our co-workers of the crew lost aboard the crash of UPS Flight #1354 in Birmingham, Alabama this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and their extended family who [...]

2013-08-14T01:00:00+00:00 August 14th, 2013|

CAPA Statement on FFDO Funding in Senate DHS Appropriations Bill

Washington, DC - (July 26, 2013). The Senate Appropriations Committee has recently approved $25 million funding for the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program for FY2014. With the House of Representatives having approved funding earlier this year, the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) take pride in the ability of our committees, along with our numerous supporters and allies [...]

2013-07-26T01:00:00+00:00 July 26th, 2013|
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