Month: February 2018

March MEC Regular Meeting

Every month we update you on the highlights of what’s happening in your union. Regular MEC Meeting – March 5-9, Orlando, Florida As we prepare for the first MEC Regular Meeting of 2018, held in Orlando, Florida, March 5-9 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, we spotlight below how MEC meetings are scheduled and function, specifically in relation to the upcoming meeting in Orlando. The Delta MEC Policy Manual fully outlines the operation of MEC meetings. For a more detailed review on the proceedings and formalities of all MEC meetings, please refer to the post on Understanding...

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Introducing Pilot Dashboard (Beta)

The Delta MEC developed a new resource to help you make the most of your career: Pilot Dashboard. This new tool, which replaced Pilot Tools, offers additional and enhanced features including seniority and pay calculators, retirement projections and more. These tools provide insight into how seniority and position may affect your quality of life, but are intended to be used for informational purposes only. A beta version of the Pilot Dashboard is now live on the Delta MEC website – test it out and share your feedback! Retirement Projections How will future retirements affect you? The improved retirement projection...

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Delta Scholarship Fund is Available to Pilots

Did you know the Delta Scholarship Fund is available to pilots and their dependents? If you are going back to school or have a dependent about to start college, you can apply by February 28. Most scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on academic achievement and demonstrated personal and professional leadership. Pilots and their families often do not know they are eligible for awards from the scholarship fund. Get the word out and consider applying for a scholarship. Program details including eligibility, scholarship qualifications and the application process are available on the Delta Scholarship Fund webpage on DeltaNet....

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Delta Pilots Tour ATL Tower

We talk to controllers all the time, but do you know what really goes on inside an air traffic control tower? The Delta Pilot Network (DPN) reached out to the ATL tower to set up a tour for Delta pilots. Though participation was limited due to space constraints, 23 pilots were able to tour the Atlanta Control Tower on February 6 at this DPN event. Host controllers gave an in-depth presentation and answered questions from the pilot group, and the pilots visited the tower cab where they observed how controllers keep the busiest airport in the world moving in...

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January MEC Recap

Every month we update you on the highlights of what’s happening in your union.   ATL Power Outage Reroute Pay ALPA is seeking pilot information related to the ATL power outage. If you were impacted in any way (particularly if you were rerouted into an extra duty period), please send your name, employee number, rotation number and start date, screenshots of rotation(s), detailed information on extensions and any other relevant information to  as soon as possible. Check your Checks   The Retirement & Insurance Committee published a report reminding pilots to review your last paycheck for 2017, first...

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Recent Tweets

  • Capitol Hill Brief 18-05 updates progress on H.R. 4, the House #FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
  • Check email:Capitol Hill Brief 18-04. Prompt action necessary! Protect your employee benefits and multi-piloted cockpits.
  • RT @DALMECgov: Updated Capitol Hill Brief 18-04 calls on Delta pilots to contact key Congressional offices NOW regarding negative proposed…
  • The Delta MEC Government Affairs team returns to Washington this week, advocating to stop faulty late amendments…KO
  • Chairman Bill Bartels concluded the meeting with closing remarks and the meeting adjourned at 4:10pm.