Remote Towers (also referred to as Remote Tower Services RTS, Remote Tower Operation RTO, Remote Aerodrome ATS RAATS and Remote Virtual Tower) is a concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed remotely, i.e. somewhere else than in the local control tower.
Wondering about COVID’s impact on pilot jobs? Is it that bad?
The full extent of the devastation is still unknown. But the situation is grim – and the outlook even worse. To date, over 18.000 pilot jobs are threatened or already permanently lost. This redundancy tracker illustrates the
Talks on a new partnership deal between the EU and the UK are still ongoing, but a no-deal outcome is now touted as the most likely scenario. This is particularly worrying news for the hard-hit aviation industry and its professionals. With a pandemic still raging across the globe, EU and
If becoming a pilot ranked as ‘difficult’, ‘challenging’ or even ‘undesirable’ before the pandemic crippled the industry, starting your training today classifies as a folly.
The economic devastation caused by the COVID crisis simply depleted the chances of any flying job at the end of
The world is made up of pessimists and optimists, with the outcome usually somewhere in between. Optimism is not the same as being cheerful or just happy as these feelings are also not uncommon to pessimists. Pessimistic people more often feel that bad things are coming & their
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As a fast-growing transportation means, aviation is also increasingly being used for human trafficking. However, aviation’s unique nature presents many opportunities to identify and react to human trafficking, as passengers are kept under observation during the entire process, from check
Global aviation connectivity is ramping up with the generalization of non-aviation specific technology such as big data, cloud-based infrastructures, mobile networks, electronic flight bags, onboard internet, satellite communications and navigation. The typical commercial and cargo flight
Remote Towers (also referred to as Remote Tower Services RTS, Remote Tower Operation RTO, Remote Aerodrome ATS RAATS and Remote Virtual Tower) is a concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed remotely, i.e. somewhere else than in the local control tower. It
The air transport industry has been one of the industries hardest hit by the slowdown in commercial activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is, therefore, poorly placed to withstand yet another politically induced storm that is leading to a more restrictive Air Transport Agreement
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 40,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 36 European states.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.