Federal Aviation Administration

Whistleblower Protection Program

The Whistleblower Protection Program provides protection from discrimination for air carrier industry employees who report information related to air carrier safety.

Employees of air carriers, their contractors, and their subcontractors, are protected from retaliation, discharge or otherwise being discriminated against for providing information relating to air carrier safety violations to their employer or to the Federal Government. This includes information filed, testified, or assisted in a proceeding against the employer relating to any violation or alleged violation of any order, regulation, or standard of the Federal Aviation Administration or any other Federal law relating to air carrier safety.

To qualify for protection under the Whistleblower Protection Program, you must:

  • Be or have been an employee mentioned above,
  • Be or have been engaged in an activity mentioned above, and
  • Believe you are being or have been discriminated against by your employer for engaging in an activity mentioned above.

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