Tag: pilot fatigue

Pilot Fatigue: Can You Beat your Body Clock?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The new EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency ) study on “Effectiveness of Flight Time Limitation (FTL)” revealed that European pilots and cabin crew are experiencing unusually high levels of fatigue. This new study comes at a time where air traffic is growing rapidly and pilots are increasingly being asked to fly up to the limits […]

Pilot Fatigue: A Matter Threatening Aviation Safety?

Reading Time: 1 minute It is perfectly normal for people to become tired. Nearly everyone experiences fatigue, however, some professions, such as aviation, medicine or the military, demand precise, rapid and well-informed decision making as well as communication with little margin for error. Concern about the potential for fatigue to negatively affect human performance in the aviation context extends […]

CASA Delays The Introduction Of New Fatigue Rules

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has once again deferred the introduction of new fatigue risk management rules by a further six months, announcing that their implementation will be informed by a new independent review. The aviation safety regulator says that a team of specialists brought together by professional consultancy services company Dédale Asia Pacific […]

Pilot Fatigue: A Matter Threatening Aviation Safety?

Reading Time: 6 minutes It is perfectly normal for people to become tired. Nearly everyone experiences fatigue, however, some professions, such as aviation, medicine or the military, demand precise, rapid and well-informed decision making as well as communication with little margin for error. Concern about the potential for fatigue to negatively affect human performance in the aviation context extends […]

EasyJet Pilots Reach Agreement on Fatigue Proposal

Reading Time: 1 minute UK low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet has reached an agreement with pilots in a dispute over fatigue, averting industrial action. “In a ballot that closed today, easyJet pilots have voted by 68% to 32% to accept the latest proposal put forward by the company, therefore bringing to an end the potential for industrial action,” the British […]