In February 2022, all UK Air Transport Operators are mandated to implement a pilot Support Programme which includes using trained Pilot Peer volunteers. The support programme is intended to help facilitate flight crew health and wellbeing.
With ICAO’s Year of Security Culture coming to an end, in this article, Nina Smith considers the importance of human performance and human factors when developing a positive, effective aviation security culture.
In this article, we will explore ICAO’s recommendation for the unlimited validity of the Level 6 certificate and some concerns that may lead member States to implement recurrent assessment for the ICAO Expert Level 6 language proficiency. We will also explore some options that can help States ensure reliable testing.
In June 2019, the European Union published a set of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulations including, Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/947, referred to as the Implementing Regulation (IR) and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/945, referred as the Delegated Regulation (DR). Both regulations have been introduced and are applicable in the UK under the European Union Withdrawal Act 2018. What do the new regulations mean for the UAS industry?
In this blog, Kevin Sawyer – Aviation Security lead for CAA International, explores the practical tools available for those looking to measure, assess and improve the security culture within their organisations.
In this blog, Asimina Voskaki explores how aviation can increase its climate resilience, and the importance of robust and resilient systems to mitigate the risk associated with the effects of climate change.
The socio-economic benefits of air transport are significant, but so are the environmental costs. The aviation sector has experienced substantial growth in the past decades, resulting in increased emitted greenhouse gas emissions. In this blog, we examine the primary considerations for aviation to emerge from the pandemic greener and more innovative.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a significant change to Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 ‘Aircrew’ and 965/2012 ‘Air Operations’ related to flight crew competence and training methods requirements. The Aircrew Regulation has been amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/2193, and the Air Operations Regulation has been amended by Regulation (EU) 2020/2036.