Pilots at the airline Norwegian, say they believe a spate of delays and cancellations is the result of poor planning and a lack of pilot recruitment at the airline.
The new General Secretary of the British Airline Pilots’ Association has said he is looking forward to representing the piloting profession.
The man who rallied pilots to form the UK’s first pilots’ union has been hailed as a radical hero in a new exhibition
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.
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A spate of serious near misses involving drones highlights the need for urgent action to integrate them in to airspace safely.