MIA Named 2013-2014 Airport of the Year by ALPA

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    The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) will honor Miami International Airport (MIA) as its “2013–2014 Airport of the Year” for the facility’s “steadfast commitment to engaging with the airline pilots who operate there to ensure the highest safety standards for passengers, crews, and cargo.” ALPA will confer the prestigious “2013–2014 Airport of the Year” award on the “pilot-friendly” airport during the Association’s 60th Air Safety Forum, held August 4–7 in Washington, D.C. ALPA selected MIA in part because of its track record of maintaining effective channels of communication with Delta Air Lines F/O Carlos Suhr, ALPA’s airport safety liaison (ASL) to MIA. “They have consistently demonstrated that they understand the importance of having a line pilot’s perspective when it comes to safety. They continue to receive our concerns and continue to listen to our pilots’ perspectives involving safety issues at the airport. Such a partnership between the airport, ALPA, and pilots can only be good for the industry” said ALPA president Capt. Lee Moak. Miami International Airport is among the busiest airports in the world. There are over 90 airlines serving MIA to approximately 150 destinations around the globe. In 2013 they served 40.5 million passengers (more than 100,000 a [...] The post MIA Named 2013-2014 Airport of the Year by ALPA appeared first on Fly2Travel.

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