In December the Cargo Airline Association (CAA) and its member companies demonstrated the value of air cargo to consumers, communities and the entire country as the holiday season was in full swing. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited locations around the country showcasing the investment and recognition of the Administration in cargo operations and airports… [Read More]
This Month in Air Cargo
Coalition Groups Take Aim at 5G This month, coalition members including CAA, Airlines for America, GAMA, Boeing and others spearheaded an effort to elevate the issue of 5G implementation and the impact on the aviation industry within the highest levels of the Administration. In a letter addressed to the National Economic Council, Commerce Department, DOT, FAA and NTIA,… [Read More]
FAA Invests $31M in Key Airport Cargo Projects to Strengthen Supply Chains The FAA has awarded more than $31 million in grants to expand cargo infrastructure at nine airports across the U.S. to help expedite the movement of goods. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg stated, “Every day, we rely on goods transported through our nation’s airports…this… [Read More]
FAA Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force This past month Senior Vice President, Yvette Rose joined the Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force to provide final recommendations on how the FAA can better encourage young people to seek out future aviation jobs. FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen joined the task… [Read More]
Phil Washington Named as Nominee to Lead FAA This month the White House announced their intent to nominate Phil Washington, the Director of Denver International Airport, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. If confirmed, he would bring over two decades of experience in government service, transportation and management to the FAA. CAA looks forward to continuing its… [Read More]
This month CAA and its members hosted a membership meeting and reception where guests FAA Acting Administrator Nolan and TSA Administrator Pekoske spoke.
CAA Member, FedEx Express is meeting the moment as a critical partner in “Operation Fly Formula”, helping to ease critical supply chains in the United States.
CAA offers its congratulations to Captain Billy Nolen for being named Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. We look forward to continuing close cooperation and collaboration with Captain Nolen as he leads the FAA.
The Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB) issued its Congressionally mandated report detailing 55 recommendations and strategies aimed at DOT, FAA, Congress and industry, to improve the workplace culture, to collect better data and detailed steps to recruit, retain and advance women in aviation. Congress directed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create and facilitate the Women in… [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a report detailing vulnerabilities in our freight and logistics supply chain and clear-cut actions needed to speed up the movement of goods from ships to shelves.
Faced with pandemic challenges and supply chain disruptions, our members were able to meet the demands of unprecedented growth during the peak season.