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The number of runway incursions affecting European and global airports remains a significant safety concern, and this despite several initiatives launched over the past 10 years. Version 3.0 of European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (EAPPRI v3.0), unveiled in November
Reinvigorating pilot unity and overwhelming support for colleagues in Ryanair are the highlights of the past weeks at ECA. Our friends from the other side of the North Atlantic came over to Ireland and the UK, just to show that Pilot Unity doesn’t stop at the borders. At the same time,
Views & news from European pilots
European legislation prescribes that flight crew members must periodically have a background check that covers at least criminal records. ECA fully endorses the provisions of EU Regulation 300/2008, Annex 1.2.4 according to which “persons, including flight crew members, should have
ECA welcomes the Commission’s Fitness Check exercise and believes that the current process of consultation is a unique opportunity to bring to the attention of DG HOME the European pilots’ views concerning the situation of international air transport.
ECA emphasizes the need to have and adhere to a safe and consistent fuel policy, which complies with the following recommendations as a minimum. Developments in the regulatory framework and trends in operational practices influence fuel policies.
The ECA Task Group on Cabin Air Quality introduces these guidelines with the intention to give each ECA Member Association the opportunity to adapt them to their needs and local procedures and to thereby enhance the flight crews’ reporting of these events.
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 38,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 37 European states and 2 states from outside the European region.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.