National Gay Pilots Association Celebrates 25 Years with Largest Airline Support and Career Event in its History

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The National Gay Pilots Association will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the overwhelming support of 19 airlines at its largest-ever career event geared toward LGBT pilots and supporters. For more information and event pricing, visit http://www.ngpa.org.

The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) will host its largest-ever airline career recruiting event with the support of 19 major and regional airlines January 25, on its 25th year anniversary at the Renaissance Palm Springs Resort in Palm Springs, Ca.

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“This is expected to be largest airline recruiting event in our organization's history thanks to the overwhelming support from our industry partners," said David Pettet, Executive Director, National Gay Pilots Association.

The National Gay Pilots Association, also known as NGPA, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the overwhelming support of 19 airlines and the largest career event in the LGBT organization's history. The airlines will offer networking and interview opportunities at the NGPA PSP Industry Expo from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Renaissance Palm Springs Resort in Palm Springs, California. Pilots and aviation students are welcome to attend.

Additional activities beginning Friday evening as part of the 2015 NGPA Winter Warm-Up weekend will include a kick-off event at the Palm Springs Air Museum, a presentation by an American Airlines’ chief pilot, a BBQ sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, an Alaska Airlines scholarship presentation, entertainment by Coco Peru and much more.

“We are proud to celebrate the National Gay Pilot Association’s 25th year alongside advocates of diversity in the airline industry. This is expected to be the largest airline recruiting event in our organization’s history thanks to the overwhelming support from our industry partners,” said David Pettet, Executive Director, NGPA.

Airlines confirmed to attend the NGPA PSP Industry Expo:

Air Wisconsin Airlines
Alaska Airlines
Allegiant
American Airlines
CommutAir
Compass Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Endeavor Air
Envoy
ExpressJet
Frontier Airlines
GoJet Airlines
Horizon Air
Mesa Airlines
PSA Airlines
Republic Airways
Sea Port Airlines
Skywest Airlines
United Airlines

The industry expo is open to NGPA members and Winter Warm Up registrants. For more information regarding NGPA and event pricing, visit http://www.ngpa.org

About National Gay Pilot’s Association
Founded in 1990, the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) is an international organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) pilots and other aviation enthusiasts from around the world. Through education, outreach programs, and social events, the organization encourages members of the LGBT community to begin piloting careers; fosters equal treatment of LGBT aviators through advocacy and outreach; promotes aviation safety and provides an affirming social and professional network for LGBT aviators. Follow NGPA on Facebook and Twitter.

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