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Pay Inequity for Air New Zealand Pilots to Continue

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:05 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

Pay Inequity for Air New Zealand Pilots to Continue The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) expressed its disappointment today at the decision of the Supreme Court of New Zealand to uphold the Court of Appeal’s jurisdiction to overturn the ... More >>

NZALPA Delighted At Ruling on WIAL Runway Extension

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 12:35 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today expressed their delight at the Court of Appeal decision for the Director of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to reconsider his review of the 90-metre safety area for an extended Wellington Airport ... More >>

NZALPA Leading Change in Air Line Pilot Depression Rates

Friday, 16 December 2016, 2:38 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

Although findings from an international study that found 12.6 per cent of pilots met the criteria for depression, in line with other high-stress jobs around the world, this issue must be talked about and dealt with, the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ ... More >>

Prison Sentence for Laser Pointer Applauded

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:03 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today applauded the prison sentence handed down to a Christchurch man who endangered passenger aircraft with a high-powered laser pointer. More >>

Appeal Regarding Proposed WIAL Runway Extension Fast Tracked

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 12:28 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today said it was thrilled that the Court of Appeal has fast tracked the hearing of its appeal against the recent High Court’s decision to turn down a review of the 90-metre safety area for an ... More >>

Pilots Outline Safety Fears And Solution on Runway Extension

Friday, 12 August 2016, 11:16 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

There will be an increased risk of a serious accident or incident, especially due to larger planes using Wellington Airport unless an adequate Runway End Safety Area (RESA) of 240 metres or a recognised equivalent solution is used in the proposed ... More >>

Pilots’ Association Urges AVSEC to withdraw proposed lockout

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:41 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) is concerned by AVESC’s proposed lock-out of key aviation security personnel who form the backbone of New Zealand’s front line aviation security defences. More >>

Pilots Welcome Guilty Verdict of Drone Operator

Friday, 6 May 2016, 4:53 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) welcomes the decision of the Christchurch District Court earlier today, in finding a drone operator guilty of flying in restricted airspace and endangering a helicopter pilot at Pines Beach, ... More >>

NZALPA response to serious incident with drone

Monday, 28 September 2015, 8:44 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) is very worried by this recent and serious incident with a drone and a commercial jet departing from Christchurch, threatening the safety of passengers and crew. More >>

Pilots’ Association confirms doubts over runway extension

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:41 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association is reiterating its concerns about the proposed Wellington Airport runway extension. More >>

Pilot Assistance Programme for potentially stressed members

Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:22 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association has approved a Pilot Assistance Programme which uses Psychologist trained and supervised volunteers to provide members with advice and triage support for mental health issues. More >>

NZ Air Line Pilots remember Jack Mehlhopt

Monday, 26 January 2015, 4:35 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

It is with great sadness that the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association notes the death of Alfred Dennis (Jack) Mehlhopt. Jack was in his 58th year of flying having won an RNZAF flying scholarship in 1947. More >>

Pilots attend ‘UAV’ (Drone) Conference, cautions on risks

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 3:17 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) will be attending the upcoming Conference (Symposium) on ‘UAV’s or drones as they are more commonly known - being run by the Royal Aeronautical Society and held in Masterton this weekend, but ... More >>

Air Line Pilots’ Association on proposed rules for Drones

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 11:14 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association is welcoming calls by the Civil Aviation Authority to have industry and the public have their say on proposed rules for unmanned aircraft operations. More >>

Pilots Welcome Changes to Queenstown Airport Hours

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 5:10 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Airline Pilots Association (NZALPA) welcomes today’s announcement by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAANZ) concerning the extension to the operational hours of Queenstown Airport. More >>

Statement on “Aeroplane Pilot” being added to Skills List

Friday, 26 July 2013, 4:27 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) is in the process of making a submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment regarding the request received to have “Aeroplane Pilot” added to the immediate shortage category ... More >>

Critical Aviation Issues on the Agenda at NZALPA Conference

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 11:08 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) is pleased to be in Wellington for their Annual Conference being held from 18 – 20 June at the Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay. More >>

NZALPA Supports Outcome in Laser Strike Court Case

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 10:48 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) supports the outcome of today’s court case involving two youths who shone a laser at the police helicopter in May 2011. “The handheld laser threat is an on-going public safety concern and today’s ... More >>

Outcome in Corban Laser Strike Court Case Highlights Dangers

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 4:27 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The outcome of a court case held today for a teenager who shone a laser at the police eagle helicopter in March 2011, highlights the dangers of shining lasers at aircraft. “We hope that today’s case acts as a deterrent to make people think twice before ... More >>

NZ not yet fulfilling aviation safety obligations

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 9:10 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

33 years on from the Erebus Disaster, and the failure to submit the Mahon report to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) means New Zealand is not yet fulfilling its international aviation safety obligations we have to share the ... More >>

 

 

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