British pilots welcome Queen’s Speech announcement that Gov will introduce new regulations on drones in a Modern Transport Bill.
BALPA statement in response to AAIB report on Sumburgh crash
“The worst thing that could happen as a result of this accident and investigation is that the awful actions of one lone individual could drive mental health issues underground and stigmatise the very real issue of mental health.”
Brian Strutton has been appointed as the next General Secretary of the British Airline Pilots’ Association
We repeat our call to the Government to classify lasers as offensive weapons which would give the police more power to arrest people for possessing them if they had no good reason to have them. This incident shows why this is becoming more-and-more urgent.
BALPA has joined forces with other offshore worker unions in response to ongoing North Sea economic downturn.
A spate of serious near misses involving drones highlights the need for urgent action to integrate them in to airspace safely.
BALPA welcomes Gov announcement on airport expansion in the South East of England but disappointed by further delays on location.
The British Airline Pilots’ Association wants to make sure people who receive a drone in their Christmas stocking are able to enjoy using it in a safe and responsible way.
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