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Ryanair loses self-employment tribunal appeal
Jan15

Ryanair loses self-employment tribunal appeal

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed Ryanair and employment agency Storm Global Limited’s appeals relating to an employment status decision of one of Ryanair’s former pilots, signifying wider implications for the airline industry in terms of the rights of self-employed pilots and agency workers. Former Ryanair FO Jason Lutz, supported by the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), brought a test case against Ryanair...

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Brexit: Act Now to Safeguard Your Licence Privileges and Job!
Nov23

Brexit: Act Now to Safeguard Your Licence Privileges and Job!

Act now….! Is the advice to pilots, instructors and examiners from the UK CAA’s former Head of Licensing and Training Policy, Cliff Whittaker, who outlines how to avoid  the negative implications of a potential “hard Brexit”, and the effects the divorce could have on your licence. It is clearly stated on the CAA website that the CAA and DfT are firmly of the view that the CAA should remain a Competent Authority...

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EasyJet suspends ‘Snapchat’ pilots
Apr09

EasyJet suspends ‘Snapchat’ pilots

Two EasyJet pilots have been suspended after, ‘Snapchat’ videos appeared on social media. Posted by one of the pilots, the videos show the flight crew interacting with animated Snapchat characters whilst in cruising flight. An EasyJet spokesperson said: “Whilst at no point was the safety of the passengers compromised, this falls short of the high standards EasyJet expects of its pilots.” By Rob...

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