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AAIB releases report into A319 single pilot landing at Glasgow

The United Kingdom’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has released a report into an incident last year when a co-pilot of an Airbus 319 experienced an anxiety attack on approach to Glasgow. The plane was landed successfully by a single pilot....


AeroTime Team
No joking matter: EasyJet suspends pilot on mental health concern

EasyJet has suspended a pilot from duty after his messages, shared with friends on social media, raised questions about the person’s mental well-being. The EasyJet pilot situation and the airline’s reaction taps into a highly sensitive discussion on mental health and its issues experienced by pilots....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Union denies Flybe pilot sacked for “fear of flying”

A former Flybe pilot has won a case against British leisure airline for unfair firing. But after the story circulated the media, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) is defending him again, claiming there is more to the story than a pilot with a “fear of flying”....


Pierre Wannaz CEFA Aviation
The resilience of pilots: a definition – how to enhance it?

Beside learning how to fly, one main issue that emerged from the recent major incidents and accidents is the fact that we have to raise the resilience of pilots. Let’s have a closer look at it....


AeroTime Team
Why is mental health stigmatized in aviation?

The stigma surrounding mental health issues among pilots seems to be a current topic in aviation, yet being open and honest is seen as a weakness, rather than a strength. Pilots especially are perceived as made of “the right stuff”. It sort of comes with the job, that you are capable of performing anytime, anywhere....