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With safety as its highest priority, RAA represents North American regional airlines, and the manufacturers of products and services supporting the regional airline industry, before the Congress, DOT, FAA and other federal agencies.

With more than 13,000 regional airline flights every day, regional airlines operate more than 50 percent of the nation’s commercial schedule.

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RAA Summer Seminars Registration Now Open!

The RAA Summer Inflight, Human Resources and Anti-Drug/Alcohol Seminars (and new this year DER Certification training) will be held August 3-6 at the beautiful Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, FL.  Hotel and Registration information can be found hereHOTELROOMS MUST BE BOOKED BY JULY 1.   If you have trouble booking your room, please contact Diana Lundie.

Read all about #RAA14 in the Regional Horizons dailies!

Regional Horizons Day 1 issue here.
Read all about the first day of the RAA 2014 Convention in the Regional Horizons  Day 2 issue here.
Read Regional Horizons Day 3 issue here.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RAA asks Congress & FAA to return emphasis on quality versus quantity hours; details small community air service threat

Washington, DC—The reality of the US pilot shortage is taking its toll on air service to communities and the related economic impact is being felt across the country, the Regional Airline Association (RAA) testified today during the House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on Air Service to Small and Rural Communities.

Regional Horizons- 1Q 201 Issue is now available!

In this issue:
•    Regulatory changes and unprecedented winter weather have prompted airlines to make game-changing strategic adjustments, and Regional airline execs talk about their priorities for this year.
•    Time to make your plans for the RAA 39th Annual Convention, May 13-15 in St. Louis! See a detailed schedule in this issue covering maintenance, emergency response, security, safety, inflight, flight operations and training.
•    What are regional aircraft and engine manufacturers planning for their programs in 2014 and beyond? Read Carole Shifrin's special report.
•    Former American Airlines exec Gary Foss shares his plan for extensive Caribbean air service at his new role heading Seaborne Airlines based in San Juan, PR.