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  • 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.”, ...

  • 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.

  • CAPA Applauds "Safe Skies Act of 2015"

    Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2015) — The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), representing more than 28,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots, is pleased to announce that Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has re-introduced the "Safe Skies Act of 2015" (S.1612) in the 114th Congress, along with co-sponsors Sen.

  • FAA-ICAO Harmonization of "Pilot Age Limit Crew Pairing Requirement"

    Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2014) – Today the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its much anticipated “notice of policy” to initiate harmonization with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) “Pilot Age Limit Crew Pairing Requirement” (see attached link). Contained within this policy change is the relaxation of existing “crew pairing limitations”, which now allows pilots serving on airplanes in international commercial air transport operations with more than one pilot...

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