RAA STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF FIRST OFFICER QUALIFICATION (FOQ) RULEMAKING
Monday, February 27, 2012
Posted by: Admin
Washington, DC—February 27, 2012—The Regional Airline Association (RAA) acknowledges today’s public release of the First Officer Qualification (FOQ) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and looks forward to contributing to the rulemaking process.
RAA, on behalf of its airline and associate members, is committed to safe, professional and reliable flight operations, and trusts that the NPRM reflects the comprehensive research of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the safety experts who comprised its related Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC).
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 about 50 percent of the nation’s commercial schedule.