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Will anyone want to work in the European aviation sector in the future? The answer to this question depends on who you ask. During the recent EU Aviation Day, organized by the Portuguese EU Presidency, the European Commission naively indicated that even after the crisis, aviation remains
Don’t be fooled by the creeping sense of normality: airlines are still very much fighting for their survival. Despite the positive signs and optimism that the pace of vaccinations in Europe has picked up, and summer travel might offer a boost to the travel industry, the situation is still
Airline executives don’t like mixing aviation with politics. Yet, politics seems to have just ruthlessly interfered with civil aviation. The Belarus incident with Ryanair flight 4978 shattered fundamental rules, protocols and trust that have in the past prevented tragedies and probably
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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.
As a fast-growing transportation means, aviation is also increasingly being used for human trafficking. However, aviation’s unique nature presents many opportunities to identify and react to human trafficking, as passengers are kept under observation during the entire process, from check
Global aviation connectivity is ramping up with the generalization of non-aviation specific technology such as big data, cloud-based infrastructures, mobile networks, electronic flight bags, onboard internet, satellite communications and navigation. The typical commercial and cargo flight
Remote Towers (also referred to as Remote Tower Services RTS, Remote Tower Operation RTO, Remote Aerodrome ATS RAATS and Remote Virtual Tower) is a concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed remotely, i.e. somewhere else than in the local control tower. It
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.