The FlightDeck Podcast
Summary: The FlightDeck, a monthly program provided by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, features aviation industry news for ALPA members, industry stakeholders, and the traveling public. Segments, such as “Ask a Pilot” and “Fit for Flight,” answer commonly asked questions and offer helpful tips for those interested in aviation.
On this episode: another airline merger, an ICAO ruling, and an update on Canada's foreign worker issue. Plus, a chance to step inside the world of Air Traffic Control. Finally, find out how ALPA trains its newest union leaders.
On this episode: Hawaiian's plane orders, Pinnacle pilots' decision, and Ryan Int'l closes. Plus, Dr. Snyder with tips on how you can keep your cholesterol in check. Finally, a snippet from ALPA Communications Director Marie Schwartz on this month's coveted copy of Air Line Pilot.
On this episode: FAA's costly calculations, United and Continental pilots vote for the tentative agreement, and the airline industry forecast for 2013. Plus, a behind-the-scenes look at how FedEx Express delivers the holiday to you and yours in a BIG way. Finally, we follow a group of FedEx pilots on their visit to Hope House.
On this episode: Alaska's fleet will grow, United's 787 maiden voyage, and American Eagle pilots ratify their agreement. Plus, exclusive coverage of the 44th ALPA Board of Directors meeting and how you can help pilots Rally! for the cure to childhood cancer.
On this episode: The big announcement from United, Continental pilots, and how pilots are finally getting a bill of rights. Plus, exclusive coverage of the 58th Air Safety Forum and the extraordinary pilots honored at this year's event.
On this episode: ALPA works to level the playing field, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases a new watchlist, and we tell you where to find the best airport eats. Plus, join Capt. Moak and the pilots of First Air on a journey to the far northern reaches of Canada.
On this episode: updates from the Hill on the Export-Import Bank reform, funding for the Federal Flight Deck Officer program, and One Level of Safety and Security for both passenger and cargo airline pilots. Plus, a personal tour of the 787 cockpit and crew rest facilities; and a tour of honor for the nation's vets on Memorial Day.
On this episode: coverage from ALPA's Air Cargo Safety & Security: Closing the Gaps conference, the Discovery shuttle's landing at Dulles, and the Known Crewmember expansion plan. Plus, exclusive interviews with the captain and first officer of CanJet Flight 918, hijacked in April 2009 at Jamaica's Sangster International Airport.
On this episode: the latest in the Export-Import Bank debate, the EU’s Emission Trading Scheme, and how one pilot made this Christmas one to remember for Zach Drew. Plus, follow a fellow pilot on the Hill for a day of lobbying.
On this episode: the FAA finally secures stable funding, the FFDO program faces potential funding cuts, and why the Export-Import Bank is running into some funding problems. Plus, exercises you can take on the road and live coverage from this year’s Leadership Training Conference.
On this episode: the new pilot fatigue rule reexamined, an expedited visa process for low-risk travelers, FAA reauthorization status, A380 wing cracks, and an update on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme talks. Plus, learn how you can avoid DVT and hear about a local Pilots for Kids event.
On this episode: tips for holiday travel, the Middle East invests in air infrastructure, and Canada Board meeting coverage. Plus, get in the holiday spirit with a United's Fantasy Flight feature.
On this episode: the underwear bomber pleads guilty, Emirates expands its reach into the U.S., and pilots hit Capitol Hill. Plus, helpful tips on how you can best avoid bed bugs during your next trip.
On this episode of The FlightDeck: Air Traffic Control updates language for runways under construction, ALPA honors the victims of September 11, and Congress extends FAA funding for the twenty-second time. Plus, information on treating allergies in the cockpit.
On this episode of The FlightDeck: how the European Union could pile even more taxes onto your airline ticket, who’s holding the flight- and duty-time regulations hostage, and exclusive coverage from the ALPA’s 57th Air Safety Forum. Plus, the lucky winner of the Sennheiser HMEC 26-T headset!