Alan Wardle, Director of Public Affairs at ABTA and A Fair Tax on Flying Steering Committee member, looks at the issue of rising Air Passenger Duty and its damage to aviation.
Captain Simon Williams, easyJet, tells us why he became a BALPA rep and how he hopes to make a difference for pilots.
In March the Government called for evidence as part of an independent review into electronic balloting. BALPA will be working closely with the TUC to advance our support for modern balloting methods and to ensure that pilots, as a global workforce, can play a democratic role in their union without restriction.
Andrea Brezonakova, a B737-800 senior first officer, explains why she chose to become a BALPA rep on behalf of her fellow pilot colleagues and members.
Captain James O'Brien is the latest addition to BALPA's National Executive Council. We asked him what he sees as the big issues facing BALPA and the piloting profession.