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This story ran April 30, 2007 on WABC in New York.
It involves an unsafe landing procedure that happens everyday at Newark Airport in New Jersey. The controllers at Newark have been trying to get the FAA to fix the procedure for over 2 years and have been continuously stonewalled. FAA does not want to acknowledge the 3 near ...
If your airline goes into bankruptcy or if two airlines merge, your contract can be voided and you can lose pay and benefits without any say. Aviation Workers of America PAC is a political action committee that works directly with legislators to make changes to the law that will give you a voice in matters affecting you and you family's ...
The petition below calls for the resignation of FAA Administrator Marion Blakey.
When you visit http://www.aviationworkersofamerica.org/getmarion.htm you can enter your information and the petition will be sent to your congressional representatives.
Please visit the link and show your concern for the safety of the flying public.
Raymond Adams, ...
I fully believe the ATC system is under tremendous stress since FAA started its ''run it like a business'' push. I am an air traffic controller at Newark Liberty Airport in NJ and our staffing is 25% below 2004 levels. We used to have 40 controllers in the facility which was the authorized staffing number. We now have 31 ...
A typical scenario for working men and women in aviation:
Management runs the company into bankruptcy.
They ask your union for concessions.
The Union concedes some pay and benefits to help the company.
Management says ''thanks, but it's not enough''.
They void your labor contract in bankruptcy court.
Your union goes to court to stop it ...
Aviators,Call for FAA Administrator Marion Blakey to resign.She is just another part of the Bush administration.She is beholden to the corporate interests and does not care about preserving the noble heritage of aviation.She wants to implement user fees on general aviation.She will cost you more to own and fly your small aircraft.We need to ...