Month: April 2018

Understanding Your Union: Your Dues

This is the eighth 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 how your dues are calculated, collected, and used on your behalf.

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Order your iPad now!

The new iPad EFB has been released for distribution for all Delta pilots! Pilots are encouraged to submit their order request as soon as possible. To make your iPad order, simply logon to DeltaNet, go to “My Division” and click on the “Place your iPad order” link. The electronic order form will allow you to choose an available delivery date and enter your shipping information. A signature is required for delivery so make sure to choose a date when you will be at home to receive the delivery. The ordering window will be open from now through May 14....

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Controllers visit the ATL Pilot Lounge

Three of our local tower controllers stopped by the ATL pilot lounge recently for a lunchtime Q&A. Jointly arranged by ALPA, the ATL CPO and NATCA, the controllers answered questions and gained perspective from the pilot’s point of view.     We hope to continue to have controllers visit occasionally, and they likewise recommitted to having pilot tours visit the tower in coming months. All sides agree that gaining a better understanding of the each other’s work environment, capabilities and limitations, helps to foster an efficient and cooperative operation.     Have a question or concern? The controllers suggested...

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March MEC Recap

Every month we update you on the highlights of what’s happening in your union.   MCO Tower Tour The Delta Pilot Network (DPN) coordinated a tour of the Orlando Int’l Airport Air Traffic Control Tower to offer Delta pilots an opportunity to go behind-the-scenes of the MCO tower facilities. Experiences like this are meant to promote a positive relationship with our fellow aviation professionals as well as provide an opportunity to meet fellow Delta pilots and ALPA volunteers. MEC Meeting & PUB The Delta MEC met in Orlando for five days for a Regular Meeting. In attendance at the...

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Recent Tweets

  • Capitol Hill Brief 18-05 updates progress on H.R. 4, the House #FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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  • 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.