Air Line Pilots Association, International


Air Line Pilots Association, International
ALPA
ALPA logo.png
Full name Air Line Pilots Association, International
Founded 1931
Members 59,000
Country United States, Canada
Affiliation AFL-CIO, IFALPA, CLC
Key people Capt. Lee Moak, president
Office location 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
Website www.alpa.org

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), is the collective bargaining representative for over 59,000 pilots of 39 U.S. and Canadian airlines. ALPA was formed in 1931 and is a member of the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Its headquarters is located at 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, in Washington, D.C.

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Member Pilot Groups

ALPA represents the following bargaining units:

Air Line Pilots Association Building in Washington, D.C.

Notable Major Airline Pilots that are not part of ALPA and have their own pilots union;

American Airlines, Allied Pilots Association (APA) Jet Blue Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines Pilot Association (SWAPA) US Airways, US Airline Pilot Associaiton (USAPA) UPS Cargo, UPS Pilots Union

ALPA Gold Medal for Heroism

ALPA's Gold Medal for Heroism is a rare honor awarded only upon the unanimous vote of the Association's Executive Council. Receipts of the award are:

  • Ted Thompson and Bill Tansky (posthumous), Alaska Airlines Flight 261
  • Dave Sanders, James Tucker, and Andy Peterson, FedEx Express Flight 705
  • William R. Haas and B. Harold (Billy) Johnson, Southern Airways Flight 49
  • Elliot Adams and Norman W. Reagan
  • Ordell Nordseth
  • Reese D. Loftin and Freddie D. Jones (posthumous)
  • Gerald Beaver[1]

External links

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