BALPA explores the reality of the pilot pay packet and hears from a newly-qualified pilot who says his salary doesn't go far once he's paid off his training debts.
BALPA's Media and Communications Officer, Nancy Jackson, rounds-up our work life balance week and reflects on her own experiences as the daughter of a pilot.
In the second part of our look at life as a short haul pilot, we catch up with Captain Paul Naylor shortly after the aircraft has landed at the first destination of the day.
A320 Captain and BALPA Vice Chairman, Paul Naylor, gives us a glimpse of what a typical short-haul shift looks like for him.
As part of our Flight Safety team, BALPA employs two Scheduling Specialists, Simon Roberts and Ian White, to work closely with Company Councils and the companies to ensure rosters are fair and to help stamp out fatigue. We caught up with them to talk about what day-to-day life looks like for them and the current challenges they’re facing…