Lee Moak

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Name: Lee Moak
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Airlines: Increased financial stability from mergers worth service cuts

The U.S. airline industry is more stable now after a spate of mergers in recent years that cut the nation's number of major carriers in half, aviation industry officials said Wednesday.Lawmakers who represent districts that are home to airports that are ... [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Labor And Capital In Accord on Threats to U.S. Airlines

By Posted at 12:48 p.m. Sept. 16, 2014Delta Airlines planes at Kennedy airport in New York City (Photo by Eric Thayer/)Labor and capital were in agreement Tuesday that while it’s good that U.S. airlines are now profitable, foreign competitors are a growing ... [Published Roll Call Online - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Lee Moak, Airline, Threat
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Honoring the Victims of September 11

An overflow crowd of pilots and staff assembled in ALPA’s 9/11 Memorial Garden in Herndon, Va., this morning to remember those lost to the terrorist attacks 13 years ago.Led by Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, International ... [Published Air Line Pilots Association, International - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

NTSB’s UPS Flight 1354 Investigation Affirms Need to Safeguard All Airline Pilots from Fatigue

One Level of Safety Required Whether Pilots Fly Passengers or CargoWASHINGTON—Today’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) meeting to discuss the investigation of the UPS Flight1354 accident that resulted in the tragic loss of two pilots reinforces ... [Published Air Line Pilots Association, International - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Norwegian Air US quandary

US regulators have slowed Norwegian Air's move to operate in the United States following pressure from trade unions.The Department of Transportation rejected the airline's December 2013 request for an exemption that would have expedited its entry into ... [Published The Business Travel News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 3 reports

DoT stalls discount flights application

The US Department of Transportation has added a sidebar to its pending decision on whether to permanently approve (or not) flights from Europe to the US by Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS).The DoT has rejected NAS subsidiary Norwegian Air International's (NAI's) ... [Published MICEBTN - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 4 reports

Norwegian’s application for US flights permit delayed

The US Department of Transport (DOT) has delayed its decision on Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit to operate Europe – US services.The DOT said it requires additional time to reach a decision on NAI’s applic ... [Published Buying Business Travel - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Big Three U.S. Airlines and Labor Get First Round Win Over Norwegian Air

WASHINGTON ( TheStreet ) -- The U.S. Transportation Department has rejected Norwegian Air International's request for an exemption that would permit it to serve the U.S. while its request for a permit to operate as an Ireland-carrier is reviewed.The rejection, ... [Published Denver Post - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

DOT rejects, for now, Norwegian airline amid dispute

U.S. Transportation Security Anthony Foxx rejected Tuesday a Norwegian airline's request to fly to the U.S. while the airline awaits a permanent decision on its oft-criticized application.Norwegian Air Shuttle, the third-largest discount carrier in Europe, ... [Published Florida Today - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Aug. 28 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know

08/28/14 - 06:50 AM EDTNEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Thursday, Aug. 28:1. -- U.S. stock futures were lower Thursday ahead of data on U.S. economic growth in the second quarter.European stocks  fell on Thursday as Ukraine ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

American Airlines -- Step Up and Face Regional Pilot Pay Issues, Says Lee Moak

DALLASa(TheStreet) -- American Airlines needs to squarely face up to the problems of the regional airline industry, and it needs to start by reopening talks with the Envoy pilot group, said LeeMoak."Envoy management needs to come back to the table," ... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

DOT Must Exercise Its Authority to Unilaterally Deny NAI

European Commission Official Acknowledges for the First Time that Article 17 bis Can Be Used to Reject Air Carrier Permit ApplicationsWASHINGTON--The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) today joined with the Transportation Trades Department of the ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]

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...of profits, but the airline industry after totally restructuring…we still only have one investment grade airline, Southwest Airlines," Moak said. "we have two that are on the cusp of being investment grade, alaska and delta, but the rest are not investment grade and what you hear reported is 'record profits.'  we need to get off of that and all our airlines need to be investment grade."
But opponents include US airlines and various aviation connected trade unions.  "the us department of transportation took an important stand for fair competition today" Lee Moak from the Air Line Pilots Association said in a statement
"the u s department of transportation took an important stand for fair competition today by denying norwegian air international's request for temporary authorization to fly to and from the united states" Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, said in a statement...

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Airlines: Increased financial stability from me... [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
Labor And Capital In Accord on Threats to U.S. ... [Published Roll Call Online - 18 hours ago]
Honoring the Victims of September 11 [Published Air Line Pilots Association, International - Sep 11 2014]
NTSB’s UPS Flight 1354 Investigation Affirms Ne... [Published Air Line Pilots Association, International - Sep 09 2014]
Norwegian Air US quandary [Published The Business Travel News - Sep 08 2014]
DOT Rejects Norwegian Air – For the Moment [Published Travel Pulse - Sep 06 2014]
American Air and US Airways Pilots Reach Tentat... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 04 2014]
DoT stalls discount flights application [Published MICEBTN - Sep 04 2014]
US ruling hits Norwegian Air Shuttle’s long-hau... [Published Irish Times - Sep 04 2014]
Unions press for complete rejection of Norwegia... [Published The Hill - Sep 03 2014]
U.S. Denies Exemption as it Mulls Norwegian Air... [Published Aviation International News - Sep 03 2014]
A bumpy ride for Norwegian Air’s US ambitions [Published EuroNews - Sep 03 2014]
Norwegian’s application for US flights permit d... [Published Buying Business Travel - Sep 03 2014]
ALPA Pilots Commend DOT Rejection of NAI Scheme [Published Air Line Pilots Association, International - Sep 03 2014]
US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval [Published AIRwise - Sep 03 2014]
Big Three U.S. Airlines and Labor Get First Rou... [Published Denver Post - Sep 03 2014]
U.S. denies discount carrier Norwegian Air's bi... [Published Reuters - Sep 03 2014]
Big Three U.S. Airlines and Labor Get First Rou... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 02 2014]
U.S. Temporarily Blocks Norwegian Air’s Request... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 02 2014]
Big Three U.S. Airlines and Labor Get First Rou... [Published The Street Latest - Sep 02 2014]
DOT rejects, for now, Norwegian airline amid di... [Published Florida Today - Sep 02 2014]
The Fight Over the Export-Import Bank Has No Ea... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 02 2014]
How the American Air Merger Helped Charlotte, P... [Published Denver Post - Sep 02 2014]
How the American Air Merger Helped Charlotte, P... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 02 2014]
How the American Air Merger Helped Charlotte, P... [Published The Street Latest - Sep 02 2014]
Aug. 28 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Shoul... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 28 2014]
Aug. 28 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Shoul... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 28 2014]
Orbitz Loses Out on American Airlines: What Wal... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 27 2014]
Orbitz Loses Out on American Airlines: What Wal... [Published The Street Latest - Aug 27 2014]
AIA’s Marion Blakey Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket ... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
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Why Your Summer Travel Plans Could Fall Apart [Published TIME.com - Jun 03 2014]
Add this to the reasons your flight was just canceled: your jet has no driver. Blame the FAA, or blame the regional airlines, but the end result is that service to and from small and mid-sized cities is being disrupted. Republic Air, which operates commuter ...
Why Your Summer Travel Plans Could Fall Apart [Published The Curious Capitalist - Jun 03 2014]
Add this to the reasons your flight was just canceled: your jet has no driver. Blame the FAA, or blame the regional airlines, but the end result is that service to and from small and mid-sized cities is being disrupted. Republic Air, which operates commuter ...
U.S. Airlines in “Survival Mode” Against Unfair... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - May 29 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. airlines and their workers are in “survival mode” in their fight to compete against foreign airlines that do business with unfair economic advantages, warns the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) in a new white ...
Rural Air Service Relies on U.S. Airlines’ Abil... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Apr 30 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) underscored today in testimony before the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee the serious economic threat to U.S. airlines posed by state-supported foreign ...
Low wages deter pilots from joining regional ai... [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 17 2014]
Air Line Pilots Association president Captain Lee Moak says low wages make it difficult for regional airlines to attract pilots. ...
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