The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) has elected Joe DePete, a FedEx Express pilot and the union’s first VP and national safety coordinator, to serve as its 11th president. The election took place during ALPA’s 47th biennial board meeting Oct. 17. “Today, ALPA’s highest governing body has spoken, and this is democracy in action,” said outgoing ALPA president Tim Canoll, who has headed the union since January 2015. “I am confident that the new officers ...

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