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CA Johnathan Benton, longtime APA Government Affairs Committee Chair and a tireless pilots' advocate, was killed in an aircraft accident on Jan. 16 at the far too young age of 53. He was one of two people on a Piper that crashed shortly after taking off from Wiley Post Airport in Bethany, Oklahoma. ...

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We have received word that management representatives have been attempting to intimidate pilots who are complying with their obligations to take the time necessary to review new AOM procedures, including issuing Missed Trip (MT) removals. APA leadership stands by its pilots as they take all necessar...

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American Airlines Flight Operations management is attempting to circumvent robust safety-related pilot training by unilaterally imposing operational changes via bulletin. While APA does not oppose fleet harmonization, we are steadfast in our commitment that pilots must be properly trained BEFORE ope...

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Delta Air Lines management has demonstrated a visionary understanding of the current state of the marketplace for professional pilots. Working with the Delta ALPA MEC, they have ushered in a new standard for pay, benefits, and work rules befitting of the pilots of the world’s safest and larges...

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“If the federal government nevertheless decides to proceed with a legislated solution, we urge the U.S. Senate to vote in favor of the House-approved bill that would add seven days of paid sick leave to rail workers’ contracts,” said APA President Capt. Ed Sicher. “Providing ...

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The Allied Pilots Association has launched a campaign to aid passengers impacted by delays and cancellations resulting from American Airlines’ unreliable schedules. Pilots are distributing cards that direct disrupted passengers to resources for resolving common issues resulting from American&r...

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The Oneworld Cockpit Crew Coalition voiced its strong support for the Sindicato de Pilotos LATAM-represented pilots of LATAM Airlines Chile in their efforts to improve pay and working conditions from their pandemic-driven lockdown levels. “It is unfortunate that LATAM management continues its ...

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Our Constitution & Bylaws includes specific protocols for the conduct of negotiations, and our Policy Manual specifically prohibits your National Officers, Board of Directors, and Negotiating Committee from taking any actions in haste when it comes to negotiations. In light of questions that hav...

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APA voiced its strong support for the Sindicato de Pilotos (SPL)-represented pilots of LATAM Airlines Chile, who are seeking to restore their pay to pre-pandemic levels and negotiate further improvements in light of the current inflationary environment.

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APA expressed its strong opposition to any extension of the equipment exemption for the Boeing 737-7 MAX and Boeing 737-10 MAX. The exemption expires in December. “Boeing needs to proceed with installing modern crew alerting systems on these aircraft to mitigate pilot startle-effect and confus...

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