27 August New Airspace Users: Managing These As An Industry August 27, 2018 Delegates from AusALPA attended the 35th ATS/Airline Safety Forum, which was hosted by Airservices Australia (AsA) in Brisbane, 24-25 May 2018. The annual forum provides an opportunity for the industry to collectively share safety information and lessons learnt to ensure an integrated approach to risk management on critical issues... Read more>> Related Posts Report: IFALPA ATS Committee Meeting As the new AusALPA Air Traffic Services (ATS) Portfolio Chairman, my main focus involves overseeing the air traffic and meteorology aspects of the industry and to get involved when required, in order to make a positive difference to the piloting community. We have a great group of volunteers at AusALPA who are always monitoring current issues and potential changes that could impact our flying activities and jobs, as well as looking at how the Association can better influence these changes so that the best outcomes are delivered, preferably in line with ICAO standards and world’s best practice.... Read more>> An Account of the IFALPA Conference Berlin 2019 The yearly gathering of the world’s pilots from all across the globe took place in Berlin for the 74th International Federation of Airline Pilots Association (IFALPA) conference. The conference opened with a full day Global Pilot Symposium run by pilot representatives of the three largest Alliances being Oneworld, STAR Alliance and Skyteam. Here the current issues facing pilots all over the globe are discussed and debated in a panel format. And whilst change is ever constant in this industry, some elements do stay the same such as the threat to typical pilot employment models, Trans National Pilot Groups, and pilot unity. Read more>> SBAS In Australia In the 2018 budget, the Federal Government allocated some $240m to implement an aviation capable SBAS over 4 years. This is in addition to the $14m SBAS Trial Project that is already underway in conjunction with New Zealand. So what do these initiatives mean to IFR navigation in Australia?... Read more>> S&T Update Although the year has just commenced, we continue to see an upward trend in safety related matters within the industry that require AusALPA action. Read more>> Major Airports Meteorological Survey 2014 Industry perceptions of weather information provided by the Bureau of Meteorology (Bureau) are important in guiding where resources should be spent in the future. Read more>> Joining the S&T Team On 10 November six new volunteers joined the Australian Air Line Pilots' Association (AusALPA)'s Safety and Technical (S&T) to help enhance the safety and operational efficiency of the aviation industry. Read more>> Comments are closed.