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A4A’s Sophie Ghezai Encourages Girls to Soar to New Heights

Throughout aviation history, women have made their mark on the skies, propelling the industry forward and inspiring girls to continually reach for their dreams. From self-taught inventor E. Lillian Todd to pilots like Amelia Earhart and Helen Richey, women have been pioneers in aviation and role models for girls around the world who dream of […]

40 Years Later: How the Airline Deregulation Act Came to Pass – Part II

Below is Part Two of our series on how the Airline Deregulation Act came to be. To read Part One, click here. Momentum began to build around airline deregulation due in large part to hearings that Sen. Edward Kennedy called. But like any major piece of legislation, a number of things needed to fall into […]

40 Years Later: How the Airline Deregulation Act Came to Pass – Part I

This October marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the bipartisan Airline Deregulation Act. All Americans who fly experience the benefits of that landmark legislation today. So how did the measure pass with overwhelming bipartisan support? And how has the bill opened the doors to the accessible age of air travel we know today? […]

Labor Day Weekend: Brought to You by U.S. Airline Employees

Every day, U.S. airlines run an extremely intricate operation, transporting 2.3 million passengers and more than 55,000 tons of cargo to destinations around the world. Whether you’re flying to meet your newborn grandchild for the first time, taking a trip to close a business deal or shipping or receiving goods, there are more than 715,000 […]

Airlines Celebrate Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Some of the most important people sending you safely into the air are celebrating their profession today, and its founder, Charles Taylor, engine builder and mechanic to the Wright Brothers. Along with pilots and flight attendants, Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are critical partners in your travel experience. Today, May 24, aviation maintenance technicians and mechanics around […]

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