Tuesday 31 March 2020
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.
Friday 20 March 2020
“Over 400 New Zealand pilots are about to “fall through the gap”, caught between Canberra and Wellington responses to the COVID-19 pandemic,” NZALPA President Captain Andrew Ridling said today.
Tuesday 17 March 2020
In regard to today’s developments from the effects of the COVID-19 virus pandemic on the aviation industry, New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) President Captain Andrew Ridling said:
Monday 16 March 2020
This afternoon New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) President Captain Andrew Ridling said:
“NZALPA have just met with Air New Zealand senior management to discuss their announcement today of significant reductions on both international and domestic routes.
Sunday 15 March 2020
Today New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) President Captain Andrew Ridling said.
“For over a week now NZALPA has been working closely with the executive teams of all of our employer companies that we represent our members – the majority of New Zealand’s pilots and nearly every Air Traffic Controller in the country.
Wednesday 11 March 2020
The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) today welcomed the first reading of a members bill to deal with the dangerous menace of laser strikes on aircraft and control towers.
Friday 7 February 2020
NZALPA welcomes reports that Auckland International Airport is reviewing its recent unexpected runway closures.
28 November 2019
Speech Notes from the Prime Minister's Speech at the Erebus 40th Anniversary Memorial held at Government House in Auckland
Thursday 28 November 2019
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 Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA), Captain Andrew Ridling.
28 November 2019
The speech by New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association President, Captain Andrew Ridling, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Mt Erebus Disaster.
This was delivered at a commemorative ceremony held on the anniversary at the Erebus Crew Memorial Gardens, Auckland Airport.