Pilot shortage in Europe: Fact or fiction?

If you asked any European pilot if there is currently a pilot shortage, most of them would probably laugh.

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Free and Fair

Free trade has been one of the good reasons leading to the creation of the European Union.

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When wet-leasing undermines collective rights

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has voiced its concern about the lease by British Airways (BA) of aircraft and crew from Qatar Airways.

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Random testing & Peer Support Programmes by 2020

Random alcohol testing of air crews is coming to Europe. The introduction of this new rule – once approved by the European Parliament – will happen no later than 2020.

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Broker agencies, broken standards

If a pilot is looking for a job and goes online to check the vacancies, it comes as no surprise that broker agencies dominate the job market.

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Pilot shortage – what lies beneath?

The truth about pilot shortage is far more elaborate than what many in the industry are trying to portray. Factors such as the region, type of operation, experience level of the pilot group need to be considered each time we speak about “the pilot sh

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Ryanair employment relations: More instability ahead

Challenged by strikes in the UK and Spain, caught in failed mediation rounds in Ireland, and suing their own pilots for their decisions as union representatives.

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