Pilot Assistance Library

THIS LIBRARY WAS CREATED by the FDX ALPA Pilot Assistance Committees to be a resource for pilots dealing with family and other issues. This library provides information, including suggested resources and other applicable guidance, on various family issues. Many related topics are also supported by the expertise available through ALPA Aeromedical and the FDX ALPA Pilot Assistance Team Hotline. Learn more about these programs below. QUESTIONS? CONTACT fedex-pa@alpa.org


What support does ALPA Aeromedical provide?

ALPA Aeromedical—also known as the Aviation Medicine Advisory Service, or AMAS—provides free, confidential consultations with medical professionals to all ALPA members in good standing.

Contact AMAS: 303-341-4435

Monday through Friday 0830 to 1600 MT

Learn more about the Aviation Medicine Advisory Service.


What is Pilot Assistance Team Hotline, or PATH?

PATH connects FDX ALPA members with trained pilot peers to talk about any personal or professional problems you may be experiencing. PATH volunteers listen and offer confidential, nonjudgmental support. Speak with a PATH peer about any concerns that may threaten your medical certificate, career, and life. Peers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be reached at 866-FDX-ALPA, 901-752-8749.


What is HIMS?

Human Intervention and Motivation Study (HIMS) is an occupational substance abuse treatment program, specific to commercial pilots, that coordinates the identification, treatment, and return to work process for affected aviators. It is an industry-wide effort in which managers, pilots, healthcare professionals, and the FAA work together to preserve careers and enhance air safety.