Aviation Industry

American Airlines pilots resist vaccination warrant, warn of disruption

American Airlines pilots are pushing back the Biden administration’s vaccination mandate, demanding exemptions and warning that the vaccination mandate will cause travel disruption. American Airlines pilots fight vaccination mandate In a letter to lawmakers, the Allied Pilots Association (APA), the union representing American Airlines pilots, opposes the new vaccine mandate, …

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SA RAPAC calls for GA grants program

The South Australia Regional Airspace and Procedures Advisory Committee (RAPAC) has recommended a special government grant program to help general aviation operators affected by COVID restrictions. SA RAPAC (now known as AvSEF) made the call in a submission to the Senate AG Industry Inquiry released this week, saying government aid …

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Plan to give the Civil Aviation Authority the power to force airlines to pay reimbursements in the event of a pandemic has been removed

After promising stronger action against airlines that have failed to reimburse as they should, the government quietly suspended the plan. In April, ministers pledged that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) would have more leverage to prosecute and penalize carriers who violate the rules on refunds. In its second report from …

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