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02 Jun 2023

Pilots call for Government to act on new research and support increased diversity in the pilot profession

BALPA welcomes new Government research highlighting that Government intervention is required to remove the financial barriers to becoming a commercial pilot. The UK’s largest pilot union has campaigned to highlight the issue for years and recently called for the Government to allow student pilots to access student loans. The research acknowledges that pilot training can […]

23 May 2023

BALPA supports members as FTA Global goes in to administration

12 May 2023

BALPA NEC thanks Martin Chalk for his service as he begins retirement and announces Interim General Secretary

05 May 2023

BALPA expresses frustration at lack of progress in industrial relations with Jet2, particularly on rostering


BALPA supports members at Tayside Aviation Flight School as it ceases trading

21 Apr 2023

The importance of weather for pilots: A blog for World Meteorological Day

22 Mar 2023

BALPA response to news of the financial collapse of Flybe

28 Jan 2023

BALPA welcomes world first Net Zero flight as a good step towards sustainability.  

16 Dec 2022

BALPA welcomes the new TUI pilot cadet scheme

15 Dec 2022

BALPA meets with Jet2 to discuss a way forward on scheduling and rostering

23 Nov 2022

BALPA welcomes the Government’s Generation Aviation initiative

31 Oct 2022