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June 28, 2009

ATA Voices 'Strong Concerns' About Waxman-Markey Legislation

Massive "Green" Tax Increase Will Have Strong Effect On Aviation

"The nation's airlines have an impressive environmental record and are committed to working with the administration to address climate change, but we have strong concerns about the Waxman-Markey bill and its punitive one-size-fits-all approach," said ATA President and CEO James C. May.

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Airline Pilots Association Lauds FAA Efforts On Flight Time, Crew Rest

Says Administration Reflects The Organization's Position

This week’s FAA announcement of plans to form an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to develop new standards for pilot flight time and rest is extremely encouraging in the decades-long push by ALPA, to modernize the regulations as a fundamental step to address pilot fatigue.

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