Independent Pilot Association


LouisvilleKY based UPS pilots union launches survey of company’s performance in E-commerce

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — UPS pilots, represented by the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), are concerned that UPS’s management has been caught flat-footed by surging e-commerce volume and is now failing to take steps necessary to meet customer demand. “Our pilots see evidence of UPS failing to meet its customer service commitments on a daily basis,” said Capt. Robert Travis, President of the IPA.  The IPA announced today that it has commissioned a professional survey of major shippers to examine UPS service reliability, both domestic and international. “UPS has turned to costly and less reliable aircraft subcontracting with outside carriers in a desperation move…

bowman field aviation heritage festival

LouisvilleKY’s Bowman Field to celebrate heritage

      Louisville, KY, – -Historic Bowman Field is an aviation, architectural, and civic treasure. To celebrate and promote this wonderful community resource, Bowman Field will be combining the Aviation Heritage Festival from last year AND the Spirit of 45 event to create the first Bowman Field Aviation & Military Heritage Festival. This event, slated for Oct. 14-15, will feature rare vintage aircraft and warplanes from all over the United States, a 4- mile run around the airport presented by Independent Pilot Association benefiting Reach for Kids., military vehicles and equipment, military memorabilia, past war anniversary exhibits and more.   Bowman Field, established in 1920, has the…