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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.

BRITISH PILOTS CALL FOR FAIRER COMPETITION IN EUROPE

02.12.2014

British pilots say harmful business practices are hurting aviation in Europe, putting the future of the industry at risk.

CHANGE IN THE AIR AT BALPA CONFERENCE

13.11.2014

Key themes emerge from the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) annual conference. 

NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM AT BALPA

07.11.2014

The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) elected a new Chairman and Vice Chairman at its annual conference.

GOVERNMENT DISMISSES OFFSHORE SAFETY RECOMMENDATION

27.10.2014

The Government has rejected a recommendation by the House of Commons Transport Select Committee to hold a public inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.

MONARCH JOBS SAVED BUT MORE TO BE DONE

25.10.2014

BALPA General Secretary Jim McAuslan comments on the news of new investment at Monarch
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