The Department of Transportation (DOT) proposes to amend their drug and alcohol testing protocols for transportation workers by adding an option for oral fluid testing for drugs as an alternative to the current urine sample testing. CAA supports the proposal and submits formal comments in the docket.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeks to voluntarily collect information in connection with the FAA’s COVID–19 Vaccine Air Transport Team’s work with air carriers, and other aviation stakeholders to aid in the safe, expeditious, and efficient transport of COVID–19 vaccines.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes to extend data protections under Part 193 to SMS-related data, information and reports submitted voluntarily by any certificate holder. CAA responds with comments to the docket.
CAA strongly supports the establishment and maintenance of a Pilots Records Database and commented that an enhanced electronic system would improve safety by providing more complete information in the hiring process.