NATCA has activated its disaster relief fund to assist members who may be affected by Hurricane Florence. Our brothers and sisters who live and work in facilities in the Southern and Eastern Regions are rallying to offer support and assistance as needed, as is the NATCA family as a whole.
GoFundMe: Please click here.
PayPal: Please use firstname.lastname@example.org to send your donations.
Checks: Payable to “DRF” or “Disaster Relief Fund.” Mail to:
Attn.: Accounting Department
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C., 20005
Automatic Payroll Deduction: NATCA members can also donate to the disaster relief fund through payroll deduction, using this form.
The Airports Division (ARP), which joined the NATCA family officially on Aug. 31, 2000, comprises a variety of aviation professionals that include program managers, community planners, environmental protection specialists, airport certification inspectors, attorneys, financial experts, compliance specialists, engineers, and pilots. There are many bargaining unit employees who are former airport managers, and former airport operations managers, as well as public relations practitioners, and program specialists. There is great diversity in the backgrounds of the unit's employees.
ARP employees manage the $3.2 billion Airport Improvement Grant Program (AIP) and the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program. NATCA's National ARP Rep Brad Davidson (right) says their biggest problem is the stop-and-go funding of the FAA. It impacts all ARP employees year after year. When funding is extended instead of passed in a full funding bill, the resulting multiple grant cycles result in more work for ARP employees.
Following our 'Ask the Captain' and 'Ask a Flight Attendant' episodes, we wanted to pose your questions to an active air traffic controller. So in this episode, San Juan Tower controller Kyrandgel Rio...
A video produced by FAA Communications in collaboration with NATCA.
NATCA Great Lakes Archie League Medal of Safety Award. Aired on April 25, 2017.