The public address is a key part of the professional communication from the flight deck to the cabin. It’s a chance for pilots to speak directly to the passengers and can be a tool that helps keep flights safe. We take a look at what makes a good public announcement.
BALPA National Officer, Terry Brandon, gives a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes during a negotiation.
Three airline pilots have swapped the flight deck for the boat deck in a 200-mile, non-stop ocean rowing race to raise awareness about the urgent need to give boys the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination to help eradicate 5% of all cancers.
Recently-qualified pilot Dale Mudie answers your questions on the route to becoming a pilot and explains some of the challenges aspiring pilots may face along the way.
Pilots join BALPA for a multitude of very good reasons. One of the things we know our members place very highly is our duty to ensure pilots’ voices are heard at the highest echelons of government, and to ensure decision-makers understand the issues that we care about.