Ryanair pilots have asked to negotiate as a matter of urgency a Master Seniority List
Free & fair global trade will only be possible with a fair aviation industry
10 more countries need to ratify the ICAO Montreal Protocol
European pilot licenses might lose their validity soon in the UK
The end of black & white weather charts nearing?
Ryanair pilots have asked to negotiate as a matter of urgency a Master Seniority List for all pilots across the company. Seniority lists are a tool used in most airlines and determine several things within an airline: when a pilot is eligible for upgrade, which aircraft they fly and their
"Pilot Health & Wellbeing" evaluates flight- and duty-times of airline pilots during summer schedule under the current regulations in the EU (cf. EASA FTL). "Aviation Menthal Support Health" gathers the opinion of flight crew members related to mental health support.
Free trade has been one of the good reasons leading to the creation of the European Union. The governments of the founding countries had the idea of free markets with common rules and fair competition. Boundaries had to be brought down and frontiers had to be crossed, which – in the end –
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If you asked any European pilot if there is currently a pilot shortage, most of them would probably laugh. Few pilots in Europe would be willing to agree with media headlines about the ‘looming pilot shortage’. Then how come we are always hearing about the hundreds of thousands of pilots
ECA notes the ever-increasing number and degree of severity of incidents involving unruly passengers on board aircraft worldwide. Against this, the reaction of the authorities seems lukewarm. In many cases, although unruly passengers had already shown distinctive or deviant behaviour
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.
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We represent over 38,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 37 European states and 2 states from outside the European region.
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