For the past 12 months labour and transport experts from EU Member States gathered information and discussed the wide-spread phenomenon of Pay-to-Fly (P2F) schemes. Their conclusion is that P2F is bad and should be forbidden. So far with the good news. The bad news is that surprisingly the
What came as a great astonishment to the Ryanair Transnational Pilot Group, after analysing the financial figures of FY2022, is that all Ryanair top management returned to pre Covid terms and conditions already 15 months ago, i.e. in April 2021!
During the same time, pilots within the
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On 30 October 2022 new EASA fuel rules will come into effect (Regulation (EU) 2021/1296 and ED Decision 2022/005/R.). This publication provides you with an overview of the main changes and the consequences for the flight crew. The leaflet also includes a number of points of concerns.
This manual has two main objectives. As a first objective it wants to give a concise overview of the legal framework and the principles connected to industrial relations and employment within the European union so trade union affiliates and employee representatives can get a clear view on
European infrastructure, providing essential connectivity and promoting socio-economic cohesion and timely supply of goods and services. This infrastructure is a public good, part of the wider economy’s backbone, and will continue to play an important role with regards to safely air
ECA is worried about the number and degree of severity of incidents involving unruly passengers on board aircraft worldwide. According to the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) latest statistics, in 2018 every three hours, the safety of a flight within the EU was threatened by
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.