Being a member of BALPA gives you greater access to relevant information that can help you on your journey to becoming a pilot.
Karen Dee, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, takes a look at the unique role that regional airports play around the UK.
It’s not only pilots themselves who are affected by the long hours, early starts and days away from home, these are felt by the rest of the family, too. Former BALPA employee and daughter of a pilot, Emma Chisholm, gives her account of growing up with Captain Dad.
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 Dave Fielding, a pilot welfare rep, takes a look at stress and the tricky subject of awareness from an ‘informed end-user perspective’.