No laptop ban for now
New guidance for aircrew on how to react to smoke/fume/smell events
Security information exchange still suboptimal 3 years after the MH17 crash
Europe’s pilots urge Council to stop abuse of atypical aircrew employment
Two states – including the United Kingdom – recently introduced a ban on large Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) in the passenger cabin of aircraft operating on specific routes or from certain countries.
If you are on social media, chances are that you will see a post or infographic about the success of the internal EU Aviation Market. Part of a campaign by the EU Commission, you will hear about low ticket prices, increased connectivity & business opportunities. While this is indeed a
On July 17th, 2014 a Malaysia Airlines Boeing B 777-200, bound from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a ground to air missile over Eastern Ukraine. On the same day, many other airlines used exactly the same routing – and each of them could have been hit by this weapon. Some
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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.
The global aviation system and its critical elements are a potential target for cyber-attacks. ECA has identified that aircraft, ground facilities and other critical infrastructures are vulnerable to cyber-attacks and therefore are at significant risk of unsafe situations that may,
Two states – including the United Kingdom – recently introduced a ban on large Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) in the passenger cabin of aircraft operating on specific routes or from certain countries. This ban will increase significantly the number of such devices (computers, tablets,
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.