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IPA and Allies Lobby House and Senate in Support of the Safe Skies Act

IPA and Allies Lobby House and Senate in Support of the Safe Skies Act The IPA Executive Board, other UPS pilots, and pilots representing SWAPA, USAPA, APA, Teamsters Local 1224 (representing Atlas Air, Polar Air and Evergreen), and NJASAP (NetJets pilots) met this morning for a pre-event briefing and breakfast with the NTSB Chair at the Liaison hotel on [...]

2012-06-21T01:00:00+00:00 June 21st, 2012|

PRESS covers FAA "Errors" extensively. Links attached

President's Corner Cargo Pilots Raise Flap On Rest Rules The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and The original pilot fatigue rule the FAA crafted, which requires airline pilots to have 10 hours of rest between flight duty periods and limits flight time ... FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots BusinessWeek The Federal Aviation Administration made "errors" when it exempted cargo airlines from rules to prevent pilot fatigue and [...]

2012-06-15T01:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2012|

National press covers FAA Errors and cargo inclusion: links included

Newsroom FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots (OneNewsNow.com) FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots. JOAN LOWY - 5/18/2012 1:34:28 PM Bookmark and Share. The Federal Aviation Administration says it made ... www.onenewsnow.com/AP/Search/World/Default.aspx?id... FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots - NBC12.com-Richmond ... NBC12 News, Weather, Traffic, Sports on WWBT, Channel 12 in Richmond, VA. On Your Side covering Chesterfield, Henrico, Petersburg and Hanover in ... www.nbc12.com/.../faa-to-reopen-fatigue-rules-for-cargo-pilo... [...]

2012-06-15T01:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2012|

Press pieces continue to highlight cargo fatigue issue

Cargo Pilots Raise Flap On Rest Rules The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and The original pilot fatigue rule the FAA crafted, which requires airline pilots to have 10 hours of rest between flight duty periods and limits flight time ... FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots BusinessWeek The Federal Aviation Administration made "errors" when it exempted cargo airlines from rules to prevent pilot fatigue and will revisit [...]

2012-06-15T01:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2012|

FAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots: BusinessWeek

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS May 18, 2012, 1:02PM ETtext size: TTFAA to reopen fatigue rules for cargo pilots By JOAN LOWY WASHINGTON The Federal Aviation Administration made "errors" when it exempted cargo airlines from rules to prevent pilot fatigue and will revisit the issue, Justice Department attorneys representing the agency said in a court motion. The department late Thursday asked the U.S. [...]

2012-06-15T01:00:00+00:00 June 15th, 2012|

Call it the freight debate: Cargo pilots raise flap over rest rules

  Cargo pilots raise flap over rest rules > By: Burgess Everett > June 12, 2012 10:31 PM EDT > > Call it the freight debate: A segment of the aviation world is divided > over whether a pilot flying a plane filled with vacationers should be > subject to different rest rules than a pilot carrying a bunch [...]

2012-06-13T01:00:00+00:00 June 13th, 2012|

Cravaack Passes Amendment to Improve U.S. Aviation Security

Cravaack Passes Amendment to Improve U.S. Aviation Security in Opposition to Obama's Planned Disarming of Federal Flight Deck Officers 06/07/12 Washington, D.C. – Last evening, the House unanimously agreed to the amendment offered by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (MN) to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2013, which would increase funding for the Federal Flight Deck Officer [...]

2012-06-09T01:00:00+00:00 June 9th, 2012|

Cravaack introduces, House unanimously agrees to FFDO amendment

Cravaack Passes Amendment to Improve U.S. Aviation Security in Opposition to Obama's Planned Disarming of Federal Flight Deck Officers WASHINGTON, June 7 -- Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn. (8th CD), issued the following news release: Last evening, the House unanimously agreed to the amendment offered by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (MN) to the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of [...]

2012-06-09T01:00:00+00:00 June 9th, 2012|

Local Blog covers Boxer/ Snowe bill in UPS hub City

http://louisvilleky.com/2012/06/ups-pilots-get-support-from-senator-boxer-and-snowe-with-safe-skies-act-released-today/ From louisvilleky.com: In a major move on Capitol Hill today, Senators Boxer and Snowe introduced a Bill to the floor ensuring safe and rested skies above us. Our UPS pilots have long battled the cargo carve out ( or as we call it the exemption from flight fatigue rules). *Read my former post on the subject here Last [...]

2012-06-05T01:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2012|

CAPA responds to Sen. Boxer & Snowe Safe Skies Act 2012

Press Release of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer For Immediate Release: June 5, 2012 http://boxer.senate.gov/en/press/releases/060512.cfm Contact: Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3553 Boxer, Snowe Introduce Bill to Address Pilot Fatigue  New Legislation Would Close Loophole to Ensure That Cargo Pilots Get Sufficient Rest Before They Fly Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Olympia J. Snowe (R-ME) today introduced the [...]

2012-06-05T01:00:00+00:00 June 5th, 2012|
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