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2018 Summer Seminars


The Regional Airline Association will host our annual Summer Seminars June 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans. 

The Regional Airline Association organizes the Summer Seminars to meet the professional development of our member airlines. The event includes three professional streams that provide subject matter expert briefings, peer discussions and valuable networking opportunities that are essential to keep new and veteran management current on the latest legal guidelines and best practices in the areas of Human Resources, Inflight/Cabin Services and Drug & Alcohol Testing programs. Registration for this event is intended for airline inflight, HR, and drug & alcohol representatives and RAA invited guests. 

Topics that will be included in the Summer Seminars Program:

  • Inclusion & Cultural Awareness
  • Labor Management (NMB) Update
  • Leave of Absence Management
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Investigation Without Hesitation
  • Ask the Attorney with FordHarrison
  • Inflight Committee session



The RAA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM


Please click here to view the Summer Seminars agenda.

Registration Information:

Choose your registration type by clicking "yes" on the register/RSVP option on this page. If you do not see that option or cannot access it, please access the registration directly from the calendar here

To help us better manage the attendee rosters, please register only one person at a time with their contact information so that each participant will receive the agenda and any important announcements regarding the meeting. 

Attendee Registration:  $310

All three seminars will be held concurrently all day on Monday, June 11, and until noon on June 12. A welcome reception will be held at 6 p.m. on June 10. For questions about the Inflight or HR Seminar, please contact Jennifer Sunderman. For questions about the Drug & Alcohol Testing Seminar, please contact Stacey Bechdolt.

Hotel Information:

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Take in the heart and soul of Louisiana from one of the finest Bourbon Street New Orleans hotels. Jazzed up and newly re-imagined, the AAA Four Diamond-rated Royal Sonesta New Orleans effortlessly combines timeless elegance and southern refinement, setting itself apart from other French Quarter hotels. Traditional gabled windows, rich colors and linens accented with fresh flowers, wrought-iron balconies, and a lush courtyard create an experience unlike any other. With 483 newly renovated guest rooms and ballroom, authentic hospitality, and its Food is Art philosophy, no one offers more ways to inspire its valued guests than the all-new Royal Sonesta New Orleans.

RAA Room Rate:  $179
Resort fee: Waived
Complimentary Internet access in guest rooms


To make reservations, please call 1 (855) 463-3092 and mention the RAA/Regional Airline meeting or click here to book your reservation online.

Transportation Options:

Taxi from Airport:  Approximately $36 from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Airport to Bourbon Street and the Garden District

2018 RAA Summer Seminars Sponsors

Reception Sponsor:


HR Seminars:

Inflight Seminars:


Drug and Alcohol Seminars:


HR Luncheon:


Lanyard Sponsor:

Sponsorship Options

Sponsorships are available at a rate of $1000 per session.  Included in your sponsorship is one complimentary registration. All additional registrations will be billed at the normal rate of $310.

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding sponsorship, please contact Diana Lundie.

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