Opening the Doors of Aviation
First Officer Camila Turrieta is committed to helping others overcome bigotry, financial barriers, and other obstacles to achieve their own dreams of flying. She’s working to ensure all airline pilots feel respected. And she’s helping to make systemic changes to enable future generations of airline pilots from all walks of life and backgrounds— regardless of race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation— to feel that the piloting profession is accessible to them.
ALPA President: Aviation is Essential for Recovery
If the United States is to sustain an industry that contributes so much at this critical time, U.S. government leaders must stabilize and preserve airline workers’ jobs with an extension of the CARES Act Payroll Support Program. We need a strong aviation workforce today so that our country is ready for tomorrow.
Furloughed Pilot: My Dream Job Is on the Line
Being forced out of a dream job on October 1st is going to hurt and I’m going to miss seeing the world from 30,000 feet, but facing the economic uncertainty that follows will be even harder for myself and thousands of my colleagues unless our leaders take action. That’s why returning to the negotiating table to find an agreement that extends payroll support and protects aviation workers is so crucial.