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Vice Chairman’s Update: Wind of Change

Whether we like it or not, the transformation to a global economy will continue. Our pilot group must accept that reality and get creative in protecting our interests going forward. We need to ask ourselves what Delta Air Lines will look like in 10, 20 or even 50 years. Where do we think Delta is heading?

Understanding Your Union

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Understanding Your Union: ALPA-PAC

This is the twelfth installment in a series of posts designed to explain the structure and function of your union. Knowing how your union works and who to contact when you have questions or issues you want addressed will help you make the most of your career. Today we’re looking at the ALPA Political Action Committee (ALPA- PAC).

Pilot Life

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The Flight Deck

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Snowy Tarmac, Frosty Windshield, Ice in Sight: Ready for Takeoff?

Winter operations are demanding. For pilots, even a light snow or cold temperatures can introduce threats to the operation that need to be recognized and effectively managed. Careful planning for expected winter threats, and using good CRM and threat and error management for unexpected ones, will contribute to a safe operation.

Recent Tweets

  • Today's meeting recessed at 4:50pm and will resume tomorrow at 9am.
  • The Negotiating Committee addressed the MEC in closed session.
  • Delta Pilots Mutual Aid presented to the MEC providing an overview of supplemental disability plans available to Detwitter.com/i/web/status/1…p4
  • Quinary vacation bids close at 2359 ET on Feb. 21. See Scheduling Reference Handbook p88 for vacation bidding tips.
  • MEC Chairman Ryan Schnitzler presented to the MEC in closed session.