MEC News


Fall 2018 MEC Recap

Fall 2018 Widget Magazine The Fall 2018 edition of the Widget magazine is now out! This edition...

Understanding Your Union


Understanding Your Union: The ALPA Board of Directors (BOD)

This is the eleventh 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 Board of Directors (BOD).

Pilot Life


The Flight Deck


Human Trafficking: What to Look For

Human trafficking has been identified as the world’s fastest-growing criminal activity, second only to the sale and transport of illegal drugs. It’s an uncomfortable topic, but one that deserves our attention. As pilots, we may see victims of this crime out in the open on our aircraft and, with proper training, we may be able to help.

Recent Tweets

  • The meeting recessed at 5:27pm ET and will resume tomorrow at 9am.
  • Chairman Bill Bartels continued his report in closed session.
  • The Communications and Negotiating committees continued their report in closed session.
  • Executive Vice President of Flying and Air Operations Bill Lentsch addressed the MEC in closed session.
  • Communications Chairman Courtney Dennis and Negotiating Chairman Chad Smith addressed the MEC in closed session.