The European court of justice in the case of Werner Fries v Lufthusa CityLine has strongly endorsed the compulsory retirement of pilots holding ATPL's
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08 Aug 2017
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26 Jun 2017
Take a look at the below link that will take you to an interesting short video explaining how bleed air is used to pressurise an aircraft cabin. This is a possible source of cabin air contamination as the air is supplied direct from the engine.
15 May 2017
Have you seen ‘Sully’?
03 May 2017
The Annual General Meeting of the Independent Pilots Association on Tuesday 9th May 2017
29 Mar 2017
We would always advice that you take advice before signing a new contract of employment and any associated documentation. In the UK, both a contract of employment and a bond agreement are legally enforceable documents.
28 Mar 2017
The Independent Pilots Association is a Professional Association that was formed by Flight Crew, promotes the welfare and interests of Flight Crew and is owned and managed by Flight Crew.
27 Mar 2017
Spread the news…….. the IPA works for its members as individuals and listens to you the member!
30 Jan 2017
The IPA has recently secured full settlement of a case involving a pilot flying a private jet on a contract, rather than as an employee, where the company refused to pay holiday monies owning after the aircraft was relocated.
13 Dec 2016
The current cost of obtaining a frozen ATPL and type rating for say, an A320, is circa £130,000 yes, £130,000. If you have been to university before this, you probably already have a debt of circa £110,000 as well.