The first year of EASA FTLs

28 February 2017

Simon Roberts
Scheduling Specialist
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.
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Steve Landells
Flight Safety Specialist
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.
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Mark Keane
BA pilot rep
Three airline pilots are rowing 200 miles in just three days in a bid to raise £50,000 for charity. 
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Who are IFALPA?

21 February 2017

Rob Abel
IFALPA Acting President
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.
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Simon Roberts
BALPA Scheduling Specialist
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. 
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