WASHINGTON – The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) released the following statement today (Aug. 11, 2018) from its President Paul Rinaldi on the incident Aug. 10 involving a Horizon Air passenger aircraft:
“NATCA recognizes the great work of all of the air traffic controllers and other Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees at several Seattle-area FAA facilities that handled this incident. It was an incredible team effort marked by a shared commitment to ensuring the safety of all other aircraft in the vicinity. We also commend the military personnel and first responders involved for their difficult and important work.
WASHINGTON – National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi and Executive Vice President Trish Gilbert were re-elected on Tuesday, July 31 to an unprecedented fourth, three-year term. No other president or EVP in NATCA’s 31-year history has served more than two terms. Rinaldi and Gilbert won with the most votes ever received for president and executive vice president of NATCA. During this period of significant legislative uncertainty, they have led NATCA through a highly successful period of collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other aviation stakeholders and have fostered new heights of growth and activism in the Union.
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