Alongside our pilot reps and staff at BALPA HQ, we are fortunate enough to have a number of specialist groups run by member volunteers who we can turn to for advice on issues that affect the lives of our members, and the wider pilot community.
We scoured the internet for some of the most common questions asked of pilots and put them to BALPA’s own Flight Safety Specialist and former airline pilot, Steve Landells, to get some answers.
With the MH370 search being recently suspended, questions have resurfaced about how possible it is to ‘lose’ an aircraft. We take a look at possible solutions to prevent it taking so long for data to be recovered when an aircraft disaster occurs.
BALPA National Officer Terry Brandon answers some of the questions he's been asked about flexible working, annual leave policies, and other industrial issues.
BALPA tax advisors Crowe Clark Whitehill look at five tax deductions pilots are eligible for.