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If you think the debate about ‘masks’ vs. ‘no masks’ during the pandemic was heated, gear up for the next episode: vaccine mandates. In the US and several other countries across the world, vaccine mandates are introduced as a way of boosting vaccination levels. Unsurprisingly, those ideas
There is a lot of talk and hope of a ramp up, a recovery, airlines emerging from the crisis or new startups but the reality is that airlines are not recruiting pilots. Operations are still far below the 2019 levels and the prospects of the upcoming winter season are bleak.
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The main purpose of this study is to find out whether and how the European Cockpit Association (ECA) and workers’ representatives can challenge employers who decline to provide information on the grounds of data protection legislation or on the grounds of commercial confidentiality.
SORA (Specific Operations Risk Assessment) is a multi-stage process of risk assessment aiming at risk analysis of certain unmanned aircraft operations, as well as defining necessary mitigations and operational safety objectives and their required level of robustness.
Aviation is the safest transportation system in history by learning from its mistakes and a constant process of improving flight safety standards.
Building on the knowledge and experience of over a century of commercial flights – the ultimate goal of technological and regulatory
Even if it is currently not possible to totally avoid flights in and over conflict zones, in principle ECA objects to those flights because of the associated inevitable increased risks.
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.