Nov. 18, 2019: The National Air Carrier Association and its aviation industry counterparts issued a joint letter opposing efforts by the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Peter DeFazio, to place onerous and unnecessary restrictions on U.S. airline use of foreign maintenance facilities. We strongly believe “The Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act” would […]
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May 28, 2019: The National Air Carrier Association filed comments before the United States Trade Representative today opposing possible tariffs on European aerospace products which would include Airbus aircraft and parts. If tariffs were imposed the European Union would respond by placing tariffs on Boeing aircraft and parts. NACA’s member airlines operate both Airbus and […]
The National Mediation Board (NMB or Board) is proposing to amend its regulations to provide a straightforward procedure for the decertification of representatives. The Board believes this change is necessary to fulfill a fundamental issue of fairness to employees who no longer feel their interests are being addressed by their representatives. NACA supports the amendment. […]
On January 10, 2019 NACA and numerous other aviation/space/travel associations have urged the President and Congress to re-open to government in the wake of the shutdown. The letter details several areas where tremendous damage is being done to all aspects of commercial air travel, airlines, airports, and manufacturers. The coalition strongly urges a compromise be […]
In September 2018 NACA President George Novak signed a 10 year office lease at the International Place building located at 1735 North Lynn Street in Rosslyn. For the last 15 years NACA has shared space with the Aerospace Industries Association.
The NACA board of directors announced today that George Novak has been selected as the next NACA president. Mr. Novak will succeed Mr. Oakley Brooks who will be retiring on June 17th. Please see the attached press release for additional details. NACA Novak Announcement_May 2018
On May 24th, 2018 NACA’s Vice President of Government Affairs and Security Policy, Paul Doell, was appointed by TSA Administrator, David Pekoske, to serve as a member of TSA’s Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) for its new session. Mr. Doell was appointed under the air carrier category in the ASAC. NACA represents 15 diverse airlines […]
The National Air Carrier Association (NACA) issued a letter today (2/16/18) requesting that the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee continue to keep out any increases in passenger facility charges (PFCs) of its version of the FAA Reauthorization bill. NACA will approach all committees of jurisdiction and representatives of our member carriers asking they oppose […]
The National Air Carrier Association (NACA) is concerned about a current and worsening pilot shortage affecting the U.S. commercial airline industry. NACA supports an initiative by Chairman John Thune of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to begin to address this significant issue in the 2017 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization. The U.S. […]
NACA issues statement concerning President Trump’s air traffic control (ATC) overhaul proposal. NACA White House ATC Proposal_June 2017