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Ryanair needs to show more will and ambition to address its pilots’ concerns
Open letter to Commissioners Bulc & Thyssen
We the unified union representatives for Ryanair pilots would like to propose a way to deescalate the current conflict - which included the industrial action on August 10th - between Ryanair pilots at almost all bases throughout Europe and Ryanair management.
A tentative agreement between Ryanair and Irish pilots and a Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) with Italian pilots – this is the current situation in the aftermath of a wave of strikes at Ryanair earlier this month. Both developments are meaningful steps forward for improving pilots’
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This position paper focuses on the challenges and the potential risks of Crew Interoperability. Its aim is to point out questions that need to be answered and risks that need to be mitigated.
ECA fully shares the concerns of AEI (Aircraft Engineers International) with regard to the practice in several EU countries that reduce the release into service by licensed engineers to a mere administrative task without any physical inspection of the work performed.
Despite the international recognition that cosmic radiation poses a workplace health risk to airline pilots, there is an immediate requirement for comprehensive research into all forms of radiation exposures of airline pilots. Keeping in mind the complexity of exposures in the cockpit
If you asked any European pilot if there is currently a pilot shortage, most of them would probably laugh. Few pilots in Europe would be willing to agree with media headlines about the ‘looming pilot shortage’. Then how come we are always hearing about the hundreds of thousands of pilots
Created in 1991, the European Cockpit Association is the representative body of European pilots at EU level.
We represent over 38,000 pilots from the national pilot associations in 37 European states and 2 states from outside the European region.
We are a recognised social partner and make every effort to ensure that aviation safety is in the driving principle of future European rules.