NEWS

Aviation Week Publishes Novak Viewpoint Against Flight Shaming

NACA President George Novak published a Viewpoint in Aviation Week recently, arguing that Americans shouldn’t be ashamed to fly, despite the growing flight shaming movement in Europe.

Mass public transit has a definite place in high-traffic areas like the East Coast, but we don’t have the infrastructure to reach many places in the heartland efficiently — except by air.

Read the Viewpoint here.

NACA signs MOU with DHS and DOT against human trafficking

In December 2019, NACA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Transportation to help train airline employees to recognize and report human trafficking, known as the Blue Campaign.  We agree to invite the Blue team over on a yearly basis to help support and advertise the training offered to airlines to fight human trafficking.

To review the MOU, click here.

Sun Country announces agreement with Amazon

NACA member Sun Country Airlines announced in December a significant expansion of its business by partnering with Amazon Air to fly air cargo. As part of the agreement, Sun Country will induct ten Boeing 737-800 converted freighter aircraft into its fleet to be operated on behalf of Amazon Air as part of the airline’s schedule. This is a first-of-its kind partnership for a scheduled service passenger airline.  We congratulate Sun Country on this tremendous news which will expand its operations, expand business opportunities, and employ more American workers.

To read the announcement, click here.