A number of our members have contacted us about the current easyJet pilot shortage at London Gatwick Airport.
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15 Jun 2018
06 Jun 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force 25th May 2018. You will undoubtedly have been bombarded with emails and communications from banks, retailers, your childcare provider, your doctor and dentist and pretty much any company or organisation you have given your
21 May 2018
At the end of last week, representatives from the IPA head office travelled to Scotland to meet members with issues within their employment. Two further meetings with two different pilot groups are scheduled for the coming weeks. We react to our members needs. We are also pro-active in identif
08 May 2018
The Independent Pilots Association is the only UK based pilot union that is truly independent. The union was established for the benefit of all pilots across the UK aviation industry, its inception not being driven by the demands of any one particular airline. We were the first union to be run
19 Mar 2018
Norwegian Airlines is regarded by those who work there to be a good airline to work for. However, they have found a novel way to avoid UK employment law protections by recruiting their pilots through two different companies.
12 Mar 2018
We are frequently approached by members who have been wrongly told by colleagues that you must be a member of the ‘Recognised Trade Union’ to be allowed to have a union officer represent them at a grievance, discipline or capability hear
11 Jan 2018
When our esteemed Chairman, Phill Petit wrote of the Best View in the World it sparked an idea of an article.
15 Nov 2017
13 Nov 2017
A recent case, Kellogg Brown & Root (UK) Ltd v Fitton & another UKEAT/0205/16/BA, highlights that despite the fact that a clause in a contract of employment stating -
19 Oct 2017
Ryanair is making strenuous efforts to recruit pilots even inviting former pilots to return to the workforce.