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PILOTS REMIND BANK HOLIDAY TRAVELLERS TO CARRY GADGETS SAFELY

28.08.2015

As people across the UK head off for their bank holiday getaway, pilots are reminding passengers to take care when packing their gadgets. 

BALPA HIGHLIGHTS FATIGUE AS BANK HOLIDAY RUSH BEGINS

28.08.2015

Airlines are embarking on one of the busiest periods in the year as people all over the UK jet off for the August Bank Holiday.

NORTH SEA PILOTS SHOW STRONG SUPPORT FOR STRIKE ACTION

20.08.2015

North Sea Helicopter Pilots have indicated strong support for strike action if helicopter companies do not make serious improvements in the way they deal with job losses.

NORTH SEA HELICOPTER PILOTS CONSIDER STRIKE ACTION

14.08.2015

Over a third of helicopter pilots operating in the North Sea met in Aberdeen to hear an update on the negotiations over planned redundancies

BALPA GENERAL SECRETARY ANNOUNCES HE IS TO STAND DOWN

12.08.2015

After nearly 14 years as General Secretary of BALPA, Jim McAuslan has announced he will stand down at the end of May 2016.

UK FACES GROWING PROBLEMS AS A SECOND HELICOPTER OPERATOR ANNOUNCES JOB CUTS

04.08.2015

North Sea Helicopter Pilots, represented by the British Airline Pilots' Association, are calling on the government to support industry in the North Sea after CHC Scotia announced 50 job losses in Aberdeen. Half of those will be pilots.

Pilots encourage the sharing of information in the wake of MH17

17.07.2015

A year on from the tragedy, pilots are encouraged by the setting up of a system to share information about the safety of routes.

BALPA CALLS FOR NORTH SEA JOBS SUMMIT

16.07.2015

Helicopter Pilots have written to the government to call for a summit on North Sea jobs, after Bristow Helicopters announced it is to make 130 people redundant.

FATIGUE PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED TO A319 ENGINE INCIDENT

14.07.2015

The AAIB has published its report into the A319 engine cowl incident which occurred on 24 May 2013. 

CARRY PHONES AND LAPTOPS IN THE CABIN

13.07.2015

Pilots are asking airlines to advise passengers to carry lithium batteries safely in the aircraft cabin
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