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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|

Rep. Shuster withdraws amendment on Pilot Fatigue to the FAA Reauthorization Bill

Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2011) — The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which represents over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo cargo pilots is pleased to announce that Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA) has withdrawn his Amendment (#6) on Pilot Fatigue to the FAA Reauthorization Bill (HR 658). On Friday, Rep. Shuster withdrew his amendment which sought to require the [...]

2011-05-23T01:00:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|

CAPA Opposes Rep. Shuster's Amendment on Pilot Fatigue to the FAA Reauthorization Bill

Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2011)—The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which represents over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo cargo pilots opposes Congressman Bill Shuster’s (R-PA) amendment (#6) on Pilot Fatigue to the FAA Reauthorization Bill. The proposed amendment by Congressman Bill Shuster would undermine the hard work of the 111th Congress with regard to HR 5900 and Airline [...]

2011-03-30T01:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2011|

CAPA Supports Rep. Filner's Amendment on "Lithium Batteries" to the FAA Reauth Bill

Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2011)—The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which represents over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo cargo pilots fully supports, and applauds, Congressman Bob Filner’s (D-CA) Amendment #18 on “Primary (non-rechargeable) Lithium metal Batteries and cells” to the FAA Reauthorization Bill. CAPA has long advocated for “One Level of Safety” among all types and levels of [...]

2011-03-30T01:00:00+00:00 March 30th, 2011|

CAPA Opposes Sen. Inhofe's amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Bill on Pilot Fatigue

Press Release (click here to download) Washington, D.C. (February 3, 2011) —The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which represents over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo pilots is concerned with the proposed amendment on pilot fatigue offered by Senator James Inhofe to the FAA Reauthorization Bill. The amendment would exempt non-scheduled carriers from adhering to the current flight and [...]

2011-02-03T01:00:00+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|

TSA Announces new Alternate Screening Procedures for Pilots

TSA Announces news Alternate Screening Procedures for Pilots Pilot Identity Verification Program Moves Forward Contact: Captain Paul Onorato, President Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) (202) 624-3540 WASHINGTON, DC - November 19, 2010. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole announced today that the agency is taking additional steps to streamline security screening for U.S. air carrier pilots. [...]

2010-11-19T19:52:52+00:00 November 19th, 2010|

CAPA Calls for Improved Screening of Cargo Aboard All-Cargo Flights Again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Captain Paul Onorato (202) 624-3540 Washington, D.C. (November 8th, 2010) — The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing over 28,000 commercial passenger and cargo pilots is calling for improved screening of cargo carried aboard all-cargo commercial flights for the second time in 3 years. CAPA was influential in passing the cargo screening bill in [...]

2010-11-18T15:17:15+00:00 November 18th, 2010|

Flight Time/Duty Time (FT/DT) CAPA Talking Points

The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), representing over 28,000 commercial airline pilots, would like to recommend a number of modifications to the current FAA “NPRM for Flight Time/Duty Time (FT/DT)” as currently proposed.  The FAA has recently been charged by Congress and the Administration to develop a set of comprehensive new rules utilizing the best available science, which [...]

2010-11-09T12:23:58+00:00 November 9th, 2010|

CAPA Applauds Subcommittee Passage of Bankrupcty Reform Bill with CAPA/IBT Amendment

Contact: Captain Paul Onorato (202) 624-3540 Washington, D.C. (September 16th, 2010) — On September 15, 2010, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law met to mark up and vote on HR 4677 a bill which will reform the bankruptcy process, including airline Chapter 11 filings. The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing over 28,000 commercial passenger [...]

2010-09-16T17:18:05+00:00 September 16th, 2010|
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