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  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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 to serve the U.S.”, stated CAPA President Captain Mike Karn. “While ...

  • 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 the US/EU bilateral Open Skies Trade Agreement.

  • 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 co-sponsors Sen.

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