We all know the stories and may even have witnessed it on the frequency: ATC calls a flight several times without response and a little later you can hear an intercepting aircraft trying to contact the respective flight on 121.5 - from a position adjacent to that aircraft!
Transport Ministers from Europe are meeting in Brussels but one crucial point is missing on their agenda: the Revision of the EU Air Services Regulation 1008/2008. After years of assessments and evaluations, the EU Commission is still stalling the revision – which is crucial to address
Leaders of the world’s largest pilot organizations will be holding a press conference in Montreal on Thursday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. EDT to discuss ongoing global efforts to counter an aggressive, corporate-led lobbying campaign targeting regulators around the world, including the
Leaders of the world’s largest pilot organizations today announced a global coalition to prevent airlines and manufacturers from pushing ahead with plans to remove pilots from the flight deck, a profit-driven scheme that poses a significant safety risk. Pilot representatives from the
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Drones have recently become more affordable to the public as their performance in terms of height, speed, and distance has greatly improved. Consequently, the hazard posed by the flying of unauthorized drones near airports worldwide has also increased.
The post-pandemic recovery has shown that the aviation industry has underestimated both the speed and scope of traffic recovery as well as the willingness of furloughed and retrenched staff to return to the industry.
However, to point at the pandemic as the sole factor for the lack of
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
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.