RAA Statement on H.R. 3371-Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009
Statement from Roger Cohen, President of the Regional Airline Association:
"The Regional Airline Association is committed to safety. We look forward to working with all stakeholders to implement the requirements of the Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act. This bill has many elements mirrored in our own Strategic Safety Initiative including a thorough study of pilot commuting and fatigue. We are committed to ensuring the quality of our world-class pilot training programs.”
RAA Responds to USA Today Editorial - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
RAA Responds with a letter to the Editor of USA Today
USA TODAY’s editorial on airline safety, “Our view on air safety: Too often, FAA puts industry concerns above passengers,'” (June 15, 2009) was wrong on several key points.
First, federal regulations are not a “promise,” and they are exactly the same for all air carriers. There is, in fact, one level of safety. Moreover, every carrier meets and often exceeds these high standards.
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