BALPA new head of safety and security

As part of its vision of ‘making every flight a safe flight’ BALPA’s National
Executive Council has established a new position of Head of Safety and Security
and announce at the end of February that Dr Rob Hunter has been appointed to the

Captain Mark Searle, Chairman of BALPA, said “The creation of the new post
reflects a concern that the industry is taking safety for granted. Investing in the position is a sign of the ambition of BALPA to make a difference. It is being created at a time of great change – in regulation, in process and in the workload of flight crew.”