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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.  

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
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