NZ Air Line Pilots' Association - Latest News [Page 1]

Pilots Welcome Reinstatement Of The 'Middle Seat' On Domestic Flights; Continued Use Of Masks

Monday, 14 September 2020, 2:40 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) has welcomed the Government announcement this afternoon to ease social distancing restrictions on transport and reinstate the middle seat on domestic airline flights. “Following on from our advocacy ... More >>

From Boeing To Baling: Pilots Fly To The Rescue Of Heavy Agriculture Industry For Upcoming Harvest

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:56 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

New Zealand pilots waiting for international aviation to restart will be able to use their aviation transport skills to help meet the urgent need for heavy agriculture machinery operators throughout the country. The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association ... More >>

NZ Pilots And Crews’ Rigorous Conditions To Keep Our Borders Safe

Friday, 26 June 2020, 3:28 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

New Zealand’s pilots and crew are enduring rigorous conditions offshore to help keep New Zealand’s borders safe and are discussing the impact of the increased restrictions with the Ministry of Health, New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association ... More >>

New Zealand Pilots Join IATA Call To Remove ‘Empty Middle Seat’ Policy

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 5:08 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today announced its full support of health and safety alternatives to leaving the ‘middle seats’ empty as advocated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and announced ... More >>

NZALPA Jet Pilots Ratify Negotiated Deal With Air New Zealand In Wake Of Pandemic

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 5:28 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) has reached agreement with Air New Zealand on the careers of more than a thousand of its jet pilot members employed by the airline. Negotiations were required in response to dramatic cuts to the airline’s ... More >>

New Zealand Pilots Plan For A Positive Future

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 2:03 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) urges all in the aviation industry to work together to keep jobs here rather than lose highly skilled New Zealanders to international markets once the recovery starts. “We need to keep looking forward ... More >>

NZALPA Statement: Latest Developments

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:44 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

In regard to today’s developments on the effects of the COVID-19 virus pandemic on the aviation industry, New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) President Captain Andrew Ridling said: “We expect many New Zealand-based pilots who work ... More >>

Erebus apology is a game changer

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 4:39 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

Today’s apology by the Government and Air New Zealand to the families of those killed in the 1979 Erebus disaster is a game changer for this country’s pilots and our entire aviation industry, according to the President of the New Zealand Air ... More >>

NZALPA Stands by Jetstar Pilots

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 1:39 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) rapidly went into support Jetstar’s regional pilots following Jetstar New Zealand Regional Limited’s (Jetstar Regional) announcement today that it was proposing to cease those New Zealand based ... More >>

Massey flight instructors industrial action continues

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:28 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

After months of industrial action, an unresponsive employer, and an industry desperate for trainers, NZALPA tells of the frustration, delay tactics and minimal offers around top instructors’ expired employment agreement. Despite a world-wide pilot shortage ... More >>

NZ Air Traffic controllers will not replace Fiji colleagues

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:18 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

New Zealand’s Air Traffic Controllers will resist any call to replace their colleagues in Fiji while the Fijians undertake action in response to unsuccessfully requesting to re-enter negotiations about their employment terms and conditions with their employer, ... More >>

NZALPA saddened by pilot and instructor deaths

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 5:15 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association is deeply saddened by the death of two pilots, including a member who was a much respected pilot and instructor. Peter Callagher, 27, was one of two experienced pilots flying a Diamond DA- 42 Twin Star ... More >>

Air Traffic Controllers Reach Out to Unpaid Colleagues

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 4:54 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

As the US government shutdown nears the end of its third week, New Zealand’s Air Traffic Controllers were among the wider membership of the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) who reached out with messages of support to American colleagues ... More >>

Safety And Workload Concerns Over NZ Airspace Closures

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 9:20 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

Safety And Workload Concerns Over NZ Airspace Closures The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) has concerns due to the increased numbers of New Zealand airspace closures recently. The frequent closures of various Airspace Sectors are ... More >>

Report Finds Serious Shake-up Needed in Aviation Training

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 9:47 am | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

New Zealand’s approach to pilot training and career progression needs a shake-up if its going to meet burgeoning demand and continue the industry’s significant contribution to our economy, a pivotal study has found. More >>

Pilots Call for Prohibition on Possession of Laser Devices

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 6:36 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

“We’ve Had Enough” NZ Pilots Call for the Complete Prohibition on Possession of Laser Devices The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today called for the prohibition of high-powered laser pointers following two more reported incidences ... More >>

Pilots Delighted at Supreme Court Decision on Wgtn Airport

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 5:14 pm | NZ Air Line Pilots' Association

The New Zealand Air Line Pilot’s Association (NZALPA) was today delighted at the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Court of Appeal decision on the safety areas required at major airports in New Zealand. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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