ITF affiliates promote aviation safety in US Congress

Yesterday [17 July 2019], ITF affiliates in North America travelled to Capitol Hill to testify before the US Congress on the critical issue of aviation safety. John Samuelsen of the Transport Workers Union (TWU), Lori Bassani of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) and Mike Perrone of Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) all spoke […]

July 18, 2019

ITF supports air traffic controllers affected by US government shutdown

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) stands in solidarity with air traffic controllers affected by the ongoing partial shutdown of the US federal government. Air traffic controllers are among the thousands of US workers impacted by the stand-off between the President and Congress, resulting from disagreements on public funding to build a wall between the […]

January 17, 2019

PASS testifies regarding FAA certification process

On 30 October 2013, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), which represents approximately 3,000 aviation safety inspectors at the Federal Aviation Administration, testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Aviation, regarding the safety and efficiency of the FAA’s certification process. Aviation safety inspectors have successfully and efficiently provided oversight of the […]

October 31, 2013