Global Pilot Leaders Unite to keep two Pilots on the Flight Deck
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Global Pilot Leaders Unite to keep two Pilots on the Flight Deck

International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA), the European Cockpit Association (ECA), and Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) join forces against a new threat to aviation safety – Reduced Crew Operations.

Leaders of the world’s largest pilot organizations today announced a global coalition to prevent airlines and manufacturers from pushing ahead with plans to remove pilots from the flight deck, a profit-driven scheme that poses a significant safety risk.

IFALPA, ECA & ALPA vowed to take collective action to protect the flying public and counter an aggressive corporate-led lobbying campaign targeting regulators around the world, including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Read the full joint press release.

Automation is no substitute for Human Pilots – IFALPA, ECA, and ALPA Int’l presidents unite to discuss a dangerous idea: removing pilots from the flight deck. Watch the 3-minute video.

The global pilot community is united in the fight against reduced-crew operations and will do everything in its power to ensure the current standards will not be eroded.

Learn more at # Safetystartswith2.