ALPA, ATA, TSA Kick Off Known Crewmember Program
- O'Hare serves as crucible for Lahso, regional jet ops. Ott, James // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/25/1999, Vol. 151 Issue 17, p81
Reports on factors contributing to the decline of capacity at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Introduction of regional jets to the hub; Reluctance of commercial pilots to accept land-and-hold short (Lahso) clearances; Safety as the main issue in the Lahso rules according...
- TSA To Begin Testing Verification Program For Airline Pilots. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;4/13/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p5
The article introduces a new identity verification system developed by an airline and sponsored by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and the Air Transport Association (ATA). The system will be tested at airport checkpoints in the U.S. to verify the employment status of pilots. It is...
- Fighting fatigue. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p8
The article reports that the British Air Line Pilots Association (BALPA) has commissioned a research study that will examine the lifestyle, work routines, and the effects of fatigue among commercial airline pilots.
- AVmail: August 3, 2015. // AVweb;8/3/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 31a, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the Air Line Pilots Association's decision to oppose a law related to medical requirements of general aviation pilots.
- UFO: UNITED'S"FUNNY"OBSERVATIONS. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Mar2007, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p297
The article reports that the United Airlines employees insist they saw a flying saucer over Chicago's O'HAre International Airport in November. However, according to officials of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) it was just probably a weird weather at work. The employees including...
- TSA approves testing of crewmember screening system. // Air Cargo World;May2011, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p24
The article reports that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has sectioned a new screening system proposed by the Air Line Pilots Association, International and the Air Transport Association to screen the new crew members.
- Airlines, Pilot Unions Split on Crew Rest. Croft, John // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/28/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 22, p38
Reports on the discussion among airlines and pilot unions on how much time transport pilots can spend on the job before getting some sleep, at the Pilot Fatigue conference and the Air Transport Association's Alertness Management in Flight Operations symposium; Argument that existing rules can...
- It's Time To Update Rest and Duty-Time Rules. Rubin, Rich // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/28/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 22, p66
Focuses on the need for the United States Federal Aviation Administration to update service regulations for air pilots in light of the threat of pilot fatigue to aviation safety. Shifting of flights to off-peak hours in response to airport gridlock; 'Alertness Management Symposium' of the Air...
- ALPA Allocates War Chest for Midwest Crews. // Regional Aviation News;9/15/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p8
The article reports on the 2 million U.S. dollars allocated by the Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA) to support Midwest Airlines pilots in the U.S. in their fight to protect their jobs. The executive board of ALPA has authorized the amount from its Major Contingency Fund (MCF) to...