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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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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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APA expressed its strong support for the “Aviation Workforce, Opportunity, Recruiting, Knowledge and Supply Act.” The legislation would reauthorize the aircraft pilots and aviation maintenance technical workers programs and authorize funding at $20 million per year for five years. Additi...

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APA voiced its support for the union-represented workers who operate the nation’s freight trains. According to media reports, a tentative agreement between rail companies and a group of unions would provide immediate 14% pay increases with 14% retro back to 2020. The agreement would retroactiv...

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APA added its voice to the broad coalition of aviation workers opposed to stock buybacks by U.S. carriers. “Stock buybacks don’t benefit passengers or aviation workers, they don’t enhance the reliability of air travel, and they come at a steep cost,” said APA President Capt. ...

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Members of APA will conduct informational picketing outside American Airlines’ headquarters in Fort Worth between 8 and 10 a.m. Central on Sept. 1. On that same day, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), will host similar events in 13 other cities across the nation. What do all ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Capt. Dennis Tajer, 847-902-8481/Gregg Overman, 817-302-2250 Allied Pilots Association: “All Commercial Airliners Need Secondary Cockpit Barriers” FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 3, 2022) – The Allied Pilots Association (APA), representing the 14,000 pilot...

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