Having asked pilots about their experiences flying under new EASA Flight Time Limitations, we’ve also looked at what key issues have been raised with the BALPA Scheduling Team since the new rules became mandatory in February last year.
In aviation we all strive to make sure that all situations that might be encountered are meticulously planned for and all possible eventualities accounted for – we don’t like surprises. There is, however, one issue that impacts every airborne operation over which we have no control; the weather.
Three airline pilots are rowing 200 miles in just three days in a bid to raise £50,000 for charity.
BALPA is a founding member of the International Federation of Airline Pilots Associations (IFALPA). We asked Acting President, Ron Abel, to explain IFALPA’s mission, and how it goes about it.
We hear from UK pilots across the industry about their experiences of flying under new EASA rules since they became mandatory in February last year.