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Statement from NZ Air Line Pilots' Association (NZALPA)

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:

Statement from NZ Air Line Pilots' Association (NZALPA) - COVID-19 Effects on NZ Pilots

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. 


Statement from NZ Air Line Pilots' Association (NZALPA)

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.


Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers Welcome Bill to Combat Government Inaction on High-Powered Lasers

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.

Urgent Action Needed On Auckland Airport Runways - NZALPA

Friday 7 February 2020

NZALPA welcomes reports that Auckland International Airport is reviewing its recent unexpected runway closures.

Prime Minister Delivers Erebus Apology

28 November 2019

Speech Notes from the Prime Minister's Speech at the Erebus 40th Anniversary Memorial held at Government House in Auckland 

Erebus Apology is a Game Changer - NZALPA

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.

Erebus 40th Anniversary Memorial Speech

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.


Revamped Website Launched To Mark 40th Anniversary Of Erebus

Wednesday 27 November 2019

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) has revamped the erebus.co.nz website to mark the 40th anniversary of the Erebus disaster.

 

NZALPA Stands By Jetstar Pilots

25 September 2019

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 operations on 30 November.