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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

BALPA APPEAL DECISION ON SUMBURGH FLIGHT DATA

07.07.2015

BALPA has lodged an appeal against a ruling which gives access to flight safety data from the Sumburgh accident to the Lord Advocate.

PILOTS URGE SWIFT ADOPTION OF DAVIES' PLAN

01.07.2015

Pilots have welcomed the final report from the Airport Commission.

BALPA STATEMENT ON SUMBURGH FLIGHT DATA RELEASE

19.06.2015

Comment from the British Airline Pilots’ Association following judgement from the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

Norwegian Air Shuttle & West Atlantic pilots join growing BALPA pilot family

09.06.2015

West Atlantic Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle pilots will be represented at work by the British Airline Pilots’ Association.

UK PILOTS LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH AVIATION MINISTER

13.05.2015

The British Airline Pilots’ Association welcomes the reappointment of Robert Goodwill MP as the Aviation Minister and Patrick McLoughlin MP as the Secretary of State for Transport

PUBLIC CALL FOR TOUGHER DRONE LAWS AS PILOTS HOLD DRONE SAFETY SUMMIT

11.05.2015

A majority of British people think there should be stricter rules on the qualifications needed to fly a drone according to a new survey that will be presented at a Drone Safety Summit today organised by UK pilots.  
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