DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association is pleased to congratulate Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) on his recent selection to the Chairmanship of the House Aviation Subcommittee.
"The Congressman's keen understanding of the dynamic role the pilot plays to strengthen the economy will be of asset to the Subcommittee," said Captain Mark Richardson, SWAPA President. "We are encouraged by his appointment during a time when many aviation issues are in play."
The Association applauds Chairman LoBiondo's esteemed work ethic and his dedication to fair and practical policy making which have earned him an acclaimed reputation within the House of Representatives. His history with the aviation industry and policy making renders him a compelling selection for the position and SWAPA looks forward to working with him as Chairman in the 113 th Congress.
Located in Dallas, Texas, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is a non-profit employee organization representing the more than 6,300 pilots of Southwest Airlines. SWAPA works to provide a secure and rewarding career for Southwest pilots and their families through negotiating contracts, defending contractual rights and actively promoting professionalism and safety. For more information on the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association, visit www.swapa.org.SOURCE Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association