DOT Secretary appoints CAPA President Capt. Larry Rooney to FAA’s ARAC

October 10th, 2019|Comments Off on DOT Secretary appoints CAPA President Capt. Larry Rooney to FAA’s ARAC

(Washington, DC - October 10, 2019) DOT Secretary Elaine Chao has announced the appointment CAPA President Captain Larry Rooney as a member of the FAA’s prestigious Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC). The Federal Aviation Administration [...]

Regulators weigh ‘startle factors’ for Boeing 737 MAX

October 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Regulators weigh ‘startle factors’ for Boeing 737 MAX

(Washington , DC - October 4, 2019) Regulators weigh 'startle factors' for Boeing 737 MAX pilot training - Transport Canada executive: Global regulators are looking at “startle factors” that can overwhelm pilots as they consider [...]

CAPA supports markup of H.R. 3632 “Fair and Open Skies Act”

September 18th, 2019|Comments Off on CAPA supports markup of H.R. 3632 “Fair and Open Skies Act”

Washington, D.C. (September 18, 2019) – The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) representing more than 30,000 professional passenger and all-cargo pilots supports the markup of H.R. 3632 “Fair and Open Skies Act” this week. [...]

In Remembrance of 9/11 “Always Remember, United we Stand”

September 11th, 2019|Comments Off on In Remembrance of 9/11 “Always Remember, United we Stand”

(Washington, D.C. - September 11, 2019) Today marks the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.   As we honor the 9/11 heroes, victims, and their [...]

Quantas to Test 19-hour Flights between Sydney and New York

August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Quantas to Test 19-hour Flights between Sydney and New York

(Washington, DC - August 30, 2019)  CAPA President Captain Larry Rooney weighs in on Quantas Airlines' test of 19-hour flights between Sydney And New York: A First For Commercial Airlines. Read full interview with WBUR's [...]

CAPA KCM Update: Known Crewmember Uniform Requirement Delayed

August 27th, 2019|Comments Off on CAPA KCM Update: Known Crewmember Uniform Requirement Delayed

(Washington, D.C. - August 27, 2019) Last night, CAPA was informed the requirement to be in uniform to access a KCM checkpoint, which was slated to go in effect on 8/28/19, has been delayed. CAPA [...]