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  • 10 Feb 2020

    The recent outbreak of Coronavirus has brought attention to the role aviation has in everyone’s lives in the most unwanted of ways. i.e. as a carrier of infected people to parts of the world where the illness has not reached. But it also has positive benefits, i.e.

  • 13 Jan 2020

    We start the week processing new member applications and putting together welcome packs for those who have joined us over the weekend. 

  • 08 Jan 2020

    Sometimes an employer has no alternative than to enter a redundancy process with some or all of their workforce.  Whilst it is called a redundancy process, it is important to note that redundancy is normally a last resort.  The purpose of the process is to look at ways of avoid

  • 06 Nov 2019


    This week, the IPA has been representing members in employment tribunals.  Whilst we cannot discuss details of specific cases, the discussions we had with the members we represented have prompted us to write this article for your consideration. 

  • 18 Sep 2019


  • 22 Jul 2019

    Do you know who invented the black box recorder?

    Dr David Warren, following the link for an interesting read and insight to a man with great determination and tenacity.

  • 18 Feb 2019

    The collapse of Flybmi has been blamed on many things including the usual suspects of insufficient demand, fuel cost and of course Brexit.

  • 06 Feb 2019
    Most people reach a point in their career where they want to change jobs.  For pilots this is most likely to be same role (or more senior role) but within a different company.  Bonds are an established
  • 29 Jan 2019



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  • 16 Jan 2019

    From the independent Pilots Association perspective, the answer to this is a resounding ‘YES’.  We pride ourselves on the personal service given to our members when they need support, advice and guidance from their union. 


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