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September 29, 2021

ALPA President Thanks Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen For Hearing

Concerns Mount Around Secondary Flight Deck Barrier Concerns

Along with the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on the Aviation hearing about the surge in air rage and its effect on workers, airlines, and airports, Air Line Pilots Association, International President Captain Joe DePete sent Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (pictured) a letter discussing the perceived lack of action by the FAA on issuing a regulation requiring secondary flight deck barriers on all newly manufactured airliners. The letter thanks Larsen for the hearing, “On behalf of the more than 61,000 members of the Air Line Pilots Association, I would like to thank you for highlighting the increasing safety threat posed by disruptive airline passeng

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SFO Requires All Workers Get The Jab

Exemptions Required To Establish Testing Protocol

San Francisco International Airport recently became the first airport in the US to require all workers to get the COVID-19 vaccination. “Throughout this pandemic, SFO has been leading the aviation industry in protecting passengers and employees alike,” said Airport Director Ivar C. Satero. “As SFO prepares for the upcoming holiday travel season, and the return of pre-pandemic passenger levels, we have an obligation to provide a safe airport facility for the traveling public and our on-site employees. According to the Centers for Disease Control, vaccination is the most effective way to prevent transmission of COVID-19.”

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