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Nov 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

United Parcel Service Pilots Picket UPS Investor Conference

This morning the UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association, conducted an information picket at the 2014 UPS Investor Conference...

Oct 23, 2014, 16:00 ET

UPS Pilots Remain Committed To Delivering This Christmas Despite Unresolved Contract

"Will United Parcel Service deliver this Christmas? That's the question that manufactures, shippers, retailers and consumers have been...

Aug 13, 2014, 09:07 ET

UPS Pilots (Independent Pilots Association) Call For End Of Part 117 Carve-Out On Anniversary Of Fatigue Crash

On the eve of the first anniversary of the fatal crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, UPS pilots are calling for an end to the carve-out of...

Nov 13, 2013, 11:30 ET

UPS Pilots Support the Boxer-Cantwell "Safe Skies Act"

The Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) fully supports the "Safe Skies Act" introduced today by U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA)...

Jul 24, 2013, 07:09 ET

UPS Pilots: Fatal Crash Report Spurs Innovation

UPS, Pilots Cooperate in Developing New Air Cargo Fire Safety Technology Following 2010 Crash; Union President Calls for Quick Adoption The...

Jul 18, 2013, 08:00 ET

Independent Pilots Association Joins International Transport Workers' Federation: UPS Pilots Expand Global Labor Ties

 The Independent Pilots Association ("IPA") the US-based labor union representing 2600 UPS airline pilots has gained membership in the...

Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET

La Independent Pilots Association se une a la International Transport Workers' Federation

- La Independent Pilots Association se une a la International Transport Workers' Federation: Los pilotos de UPS amplían los lazos laborales...

Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET
Jul 18, 2013, 03:00 ET

Die Independent Pilots Association wird Teil der Internationalen Transportarbeiter-Föderation: UPS-Piloten bauen weltweite Arbeitsbeziehungen aus

 The Independent Pilots Association („IPA"), die US-Gewerkschaft, die 2600 UPS-Flugzeugpiloten vertritt, ist Mitglied bei der...

Oct 23, 2012, 16:58 ET

UPS Pilots Re-elect President and Secretary to Three-Year Terms

Today the Independent Pilots Association re-elected its incumbent President, Captain Robert Travis and incumbent Secretary, Captain Thomas Kalfas...

May 18, 2012, 08:33 ET

UPS Pilot Court Challenge; FAA Admits to "Errors," Agrees to Take New Look at Cargo Pilot Exclusion from Rest Rules

 Last night in a surprise move, the FAA admitted that it "discovered errors" during the course of preparing its court papers.  The FAA now...

Apr 25, 2012, 08:00 ET

UPS Pilots File Petitioner's Brief in IPA v. FAA; Challenging Cargo Exclusion from Rest Rule

 The Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) last night filed its petitioner's brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...

Apr 17, 2012, 08:15 ET

UPS Pilots Support the Cravaack-Bishop "Safe Skies Act of 2012" H.R. 4350

The Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) fully supports H.R. 4350, the "Safe Skies Act of 2012" introduced today by U.S. Representative Chip...

Feb 29, 2012, 13:00 ET

UPS Pilots Encourage LaHood Ahead of Fatigue Rule Opt-in Meeting with UPS

 Tomorrow, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is scheduled to meet with executives from UPS and request that the cargo giant voluntarily...

Jan 23, 2012, 11:00 ET

UPS Pilots File Statement of Issues in IPA v. FAA

 Today the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) filed its preliminary statement of issues as ordered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

Dec 22, 2011, 13:58 ET

UPS Pilots File Court of Appeals Challenge to FAA Final Flight & Duty Time Rule

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) filed a Petition for Review in the U.S....

Dec 21, 2011, 11:08 ET

UPS Pilots React to FAA Final Rule on Pilot Fatigue

 The following statement is from Captain Robert Travis, President of the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots): "Giving air cargo...

Jan 24, 2011, 12:54 ET

Two U.S. Airline Fatalities in 2010; Not 'No Fatalities' as Reported by USA TODAY

Last Friday (January 21) USA TODAY ran a page one story headlined “No U.S. airline fatalities in 2010.”  This is not correct....

Nov 04, 2010, 19:38 ET

UPS/Pilots Sign Agreements on Safety and Security

United Parcel Service and the Independent Pilots Association, the collective bargaining unit for its 2,800 pilots, today signed a memorandum of...

Nov 04, 2010, 19:07 ET

Media Advisory: Canceled - UPS Pilot Press Conference

The following was released today by Independent Pilots Association: The press conference scheduled by the Independent Pilots Association (UPS...