The European Cockpit Association, representing over 40.000 pilots in Europe extends its support to the 69 pilots of Air Malta, who were dismissed by the company in June 2020, and warns against the Government of Malta promoting precarious atypical aircrew employment.
Wondering about COVID’s impact on pilot jobs? Is it that bad?
The full extent of the devastation is still unknown. But the situation is grim – and the outlook even worse. To date, over 15.000 pilot jobs are threatened or already permanently lost. This redundancy tracker illustrates the
Without doubt, aviation’s warming impact contributes to the climate emergency we all face. While current estimates suggest around 2% of global CO2 emissions come from the aviation sector, the non-CO2 warming effects are reckoned to bring its total percentage of all warming effects to
Joint statement by leading European aviation organisations on mental well-being, impacted by COVID-19
When once asked about motivating his people, Michael O’Leary – true to his style to amuse the audience said: “I think fear works great”. But many of his staff would agree he wasn’t being funny. The latest series of threats during negotiations with pilots – despite Ryanair’s upbeat forecast
Since Ryanair took over Laudamotion the company finds itself in a free fall. The employees fear that the COVID crisis may just become the end of this free fall (and our jobs). And Ryanair is capitalising on our fears.
The post-COVID-19 pilot job market: How does the future job market look like and where is my place in it?
A combination of isolation, job insecurity and a potential health risk makes the current COVID-19 crisis also a threat to our mental well-being. With so many different stressors literally thrown at us at once, mental health professionals are preparing for an epidemic of anxiety after the
"I was among the 1000 people recently fired by WIZZAIR due to the coronavirus pandemic. I have been working in the aviation industry for more than 15 years, flying for many companies in different countries. Each airline has its own rules and policy for their pilots as well as different
A bit like the SARS2-CoV-2 virus it goes under many names, none of them especially catchy. It is prevalent throughout airlines, and seems highly transmissible between them, hopping from one to another, especially when they are under strain.
“Robots will take over the world.” At any given moment, that ludicrous statement will draw ridicule at best. But in today’s world – where a pandemic has shut down schools, factories and restaurants, grounded airplanes and placed millions in lockdown – even the absurd sounds plausible.