APPLA is the Portuguese Airline Pilots' Association and is situated in Lisbon where it has the same offices with SPAC (the work branch) and two different establishments, ASPAC and COOPAC. APPLA and SPAC speak to around 2000 pilots from a few carriers in Portugal and abroad and are additionally the voice of the Portuguese Pilots inside national associations, the European Cockpit Association (ECA), the International Federation of Pilots' Associations (IFALPA) and other expert gatherings. APPLA effectively takes part in ECA's work and is glad that one of its individuals, Capt. João Moutinho, is a Technical Director on the ECA Executive Board.
APPLA's center is to keep up and upgrade aeronautics security, both broadly and universally, and to deal with the particular needs and worries of our individuals. One of the vital issues we are right now dealing with is the administrative change to the retirement age and related benefits issues. APPLA's Technical Department mirrors the IFALPA structure, with delegates (ALR) in every real Airport in Portugal.
APPLA's Technical Department has additionally firmly upgraded the entrance to data in our group by delivering various materials and partakes in courses and gatherings both broadly and globally. It keeps a nearby collaboration with all therapeutic and exploratory examinations when it identifies with aeronautics and is additionally part of the examination of occurrences/mishaps offering data and expertise to the national power. We share a legitimate division which has turned out to be a crucial asset with circumstances such has work question, protection issues with loss of permit or retirement arranges, and the making of conventions for items with unique conditions for our individuals.
There are two periodical productions delivered by APPLA and SPAC, one for the most part with work and specialized data, and the other is a flight magazine with general subjects concerning flying. This last distribution is given to all individuals and is likewise accessible to the overall population. Our foundation incorporates a library, a gathering room where the greater part of our General Assemblies, courses, meetings and different occasions happen.Read More»