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BALPA TO INFORM AND SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF PILOTS

23.04.2015

BALPA has launched a programme to help new, younger and future pilots.

SYMPATHY FOR GERMANWINGS PASSENGERS AND CREW

24.03.2015

BRITISH PILOT SYMPATHY FOR TRAGIC LOSS OF GERMANWINGS PASSENGERS AND CREW

The British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) has expressed support for the German pilot community and sympathy with the loved ones of the passengers, pilots and crew on board Germanwings 4U 9525. 



PILOTS CALL FOR 'VIRTUAL BLACK BOX'

07.03.2015

A year on from the tragic disappearance of flight MH370 British pilots are calling for more technical aircraft data to be transmitted to a ‘virtual black box’ when a flight gets into problems, so the site and possible cause of a crash can be identified more quickly.

HOUSE OF LORDS BACK PILOT CALL FOR DRONE DEBATE

05.03.2015

UK pilots today gave a cautious welcome to the House of Lords European Union Committee report on civilian use of drones in the EU

PILOTS TO SUPPORT UK MELANOMA CHARITIES

13.02.2015

BALPA has announced a two-year charity partnership with Melanoma UK and Melanoma Focus in an effort to support pilots affected by the disease.

PILOTS WARN OIL INDUSTRY NOT TO RISK SAFETY

15.01.2015

Helicopter pilots have reiterated their warning that North Sea aviation safety must not be put under threat.

BALPA CHAIRMAN PAYS TRIBUTE TO VS43 PILOTS

29.12.2014

BALPA Chairman, Capt Brendan O’Neal, has paid tribute to the pilots of VS43.

STATEMENT ON MISSING AIR ASIA AIRCRAFT

28.12.2014

Our immediate thoughts are with the relatives of the passengers and crew on board. It is not clear at this stage what caused the aircraft to lose contact, but there must be a full and thorough investigation to establish the root cause and make every flight safe.

PILOTS AND DRONE USERS CALL FOR ACTION ON SAFETY

22.12.2014

Pilots, drone enthusiasts and training specialists have come together to call for action to ensure drones are flown safely.

PILOTS SAFETY FEARS AS OIL AND GAS COMPANIES SLASH COSTS

18.12.2014

Helicopter pilots have warned that safety must not be sacrificed to shore up the struggling oil and gas industry.
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