What The Media Say

TV reports on Pilot Fatigue

 

English

Experts: EU gambles with flight safety - Politiken (18 Oct 2013) (translation)

Airline pilots asleep in the cockpit during long-hault flight - The Telegraph (26 Sept 2013)

Public 'backs pilots' on work hours after it is revealed they could be awake for 22hrs - Daily Mail Online (26 Aug 2013 )

Wake-up call for pilot fatigue - Royal Aeronautical Society (05 April 2013)

Pilot fatigue 'commonplace' in Europe - The Parliament Magazine (09 November 2012)

Snore-tomatic pilot: Half of aircraft skippers have fallen asleep at the controls - The Mirror (09 November 2012)

Half of pilots fall asleep - Daily Express (09 November 2012)

Four in 10 British pilots have 'nodded off at the controls in mid-flight' - Daily Mail (09 November 2012)

4 of 5 pilots suffer from fatigue while flying - Di-Ve

Safety conflict at Europe's flight safety agency - DW (22 October 2012)

Extended pilot flight hours are dangerous - pilots' union - Times of Malta (05 October 2012)

EU 'will put lives at risk' with new live airline pilot rules - by ohn Ingham, Express (02 Octobre 2012)

New flying rules 'raise crash risk', say pilots - BBC News (01 October)

EU flying rules changes raise crash risk, say pilots - BBC News (01 October 2012)

Fears raised that pilots could 'nod off' during flights after ministers back new EU flying hours rules - Daily Mail (11 September 2012)

EU Rules For Pilot Hours Could Put Passengers At Risk, MPs Warn - Huffington Post (30 May 2012)

Passengers could be put at risk by EU plans to lengthen pilots’ hours - The Telegraph (30 May 2012)

Changes to pilots' flying hours could cause danger, say MPs - The Guardian (30 May 2012)

Safety 'risk' of new pilot hours - UK PA (30 May 2012)

Concern Over New Euro Rules On Flying Hours - Sky News (29 May 2012)

Tired pilots 'are risking safety' - BBC News (29 May 2012)

EU rules could 'put pilots at risk of dozing off in the cockpit while flying passenger planes' - Daily Mail Online (29 May 2012)

Longer Hours for pilots will raise conceerns for safety - The Irish Independent (14 April 2012)

Nearly HALF of all pilots have admitted that they have fallen asleep at the controls - Daily Mail (23 February 2012)

Pilots admit they 'nod off' – and their hours are set to soar - The Independant (23 February 2012)

Pilots on 14-hour shifts ‘more likely to crash’ - Metro (23 February 2012)

EU PILOT RULES ‘WILL PUT LIVES IN DANGER’ - Express (23 February 2012)

Pilots warn over ‘dangerous’ rules - Scotsman (23 February 2012)

Pilots admit they fall asleep in cockpit – and their hours are set to soar - The Belfast Telegraph (23 February 2012)

Pilots warn European flight-time changes ‘are a danger to public safety - Yorkshire Post (23 February 2012)

Air Passengers' Lives Will be Put at Risk, Pilots Warn - The Guardian (22 February 2012)

Over-tired pilots who fall asleep on duty - BBC News (22 February 2012)

Longer Flight Times Could Lead To Plane Crashes, Pilots Tell MPs - Huffington Post (22 February 2012)

EU flying hours could put passengers 'at risk', MPs told - The Telegraph (22 February 2012)

BALPA: Nearly Half Of Us Fall Asleep - AVweb (22 February 2012)

Flying on auto-pilot - China Daily (04 October 2011)

Flight 3407 families enlist lawmakers to pressure Obama on pilot-fatigue rules - By Keith Laing, The Hill.com (04 October 2011)

Still waiting for air safety improvements - By Al Kamen, Washington Post (05 October 2011)

Airlines Put Profit Over Passenger Safety in Letter to White House - Digital Journal (06 October 2011)

Air Transport Association (ATA) Tells White House Airline Profit is More Important than Passenger Safety - By Jonathan Hodgson, News Junky Journal (07 October 2011)

Pilots warn on EU safety rules - (16 October 2011)

Swedish pilots "nodding off" at work - Radio Sweden (19 October 2011)

Half of Swedish pilots fall asleep in the cockpit - The Local (Sweden) (19 October 2011)

Half of Swedish pilots doze off in cockpit - UPI.com (19 October 2011)

New EU rules could mean ‘drunk’ pilots - By Patrick Dewhurst, Cyprus Mail (25 October 2011)

No compromises on air safety, Minister stresses - Famagusta Gazette (25 October 2011)

The Union: ”Not uncommon that pilots fall asleep” - Svenska Dagbladet (Translation) (2 May 2011)

Doctors shocked over pilot fatigue - Edited by Julian Isherwood, Politiken (18 April 2011)

This is your captain sleeping: How exhausted pilots snooze at the controls (and two of them even had a nap at the same time) - By Ray Massey,  Daily Mail (7 April 2011)

Pilots 'fell asleep during flight' - By Peter Woodman,  The Independent (7 April 2011)

Long-haul pilots fell asleep at controls - By David Millward, The Telegraph (7 April 2011)

One in five pilots 'suffers cockpit fatigue' By Richard Scott,  BBC News (6 April 2011)

EU Flight-Time Rules Endanger Passenger Lives, U.K. Pilots Say - By Steve Rothwell,  Bloomberg (January 28 2011)

EU PLAN TO LET PILOTS FLY LONGER ‘PUTS LIVES AT RISK’- By John Ingham,  Express (28 January 2011)

European ruling could cause pilots to suffer fatigue - By Mark Ellis, Daily Mirror (28 January 2011)

Flight time limitations: ECA stands its ground - By Isabelle Smets, Europolitics (16 June 2011)

Fight Is Heating Up in Europe Over New Pilot-Fatigue Rules - By Andy Pasztor, The Wall Street Journal (17 June 2011)

When Are Pilots Safe to Fly? The Answer Is Still Being Debated - By Christine Negroni, The New York Times (20 June 2011)

 

Français

Y a-t-il encore un pilote réveillé dans l’avion ? - de Raphaël Meulders,  La Libre (09 november 2012)

Près d’un pilote européen sur deux avoue s’être déjà endormi aux commandes - de Raphaël Meulders,  La Libre (09 november 2012)

Podcast - RTBF (05 october 2012)

"Un pilote fatigué est un pilote dangereux" - de Raphaël Meulders,  La Libre (05 octobre 2012)

L'Europe met ses pilotes en danger de fatigue - de Éric Renette, Le Soir (02 octobre 2012)

Les propositions de nouvelles règles harmonisées proposées par l’AESA pour lutter contre la fatigue des pilotes sont mal reçues par la profession - Europaforum Luxembourg (03 octobre 2012)

Les pilotes sont-ils fatigués ? - Travel Express (12 mars 2012)

Pilotes d'avion et conducteurs de train manquent de sommeil - Le Figaro (6 mars 2012)

Aérien : la future réglementation européenne contestée par les syndicats de pilotes - TourMag.com (15 juin 2011)

Les pilotes de ligne européens manifestent - Aerobuzz.fr (16 juin 2011)

Les pilotes européens fatigués manifestent - par Elodie Trojanowski, wort.lu (17 juin 2011)

Les pilotes suédois sont-ils plus fatigués que les autres ? - Déplacements Pros (20 octobre 2011)

Pilotes Inquiets - Le Vif L'Express (18 mars 2011)

"On enchaîne des journées de 15 heures" - L'Essentiel (11 février 2011)

 

Dansk

Piloter sover hyppigt i cockpittet - Nyhederne (10 November 2012)

Flypersonale kalder transportminister til undsætning: Stop farlige regler - Rasmus Dam Nielsen, Politiken (01 Oktober 2012)

SAS vil ikke sta vagt om flyvesikkerhed - Politiken (30 maj 2012)

Piloter frygter flere ulykker - Politiken (30 maj 2012)

Forskere dumper nye pilotkrav - Michael Lund, John Hansen, Claus Blok Thomsen, Politiken ( 26 oktober 2011)

Flyselskaber og piloter gar sammen - Michael Lund, John Hansen, Claus Blok Thomsen, Politiken ( 26 oktober 2011)

 

Deutsch

Müde piloten, schlafende Aufsicht - Focus (November 2012)

Studie: Jeder dritte Pilot ist schon im Cockpit eingeschlafen - RTL (18 November 2012)

Jeder 3. Pilot ist schon im Cockpit eingeschlafen - Bild (18 November 2012)

Jeder dritte Pilot schon mal im Cockpit eingeschlafen - Der Spiegel (18 November 2012)

Piloten warnen vor Übermüdung im Cockpit - Frankfurter Rundschau (01 Oktober 2012)

VC kündigt Widerstand gegen Flugzeiten an - Flugrevue (13 September 2012)

Piloten wettern gegen längere Schichten - Sicherheit gefährdet - Reuters (12 September 2012)

Neue Arbeitszeiten für Flugpersonal geplant Jeder dritte Pilot ist schon mal eingeschlafen - RP Online
(12 September 2012)

Müde im Cockpit - DW (06 Juli 2012)

NRW will die Arbeitszeit von Piloten begrenzen - Der Spiegel (23 April 2011)

Müde Piloten am Steuerknüppel - von Daniel Jaggi, K-Tipp (20 April 2011)

Piloten: Übermüdung im Cockpit - WDR (18 April 2011)

Profit vor Sicherheit Übermüdete Piloten als Risikofaktor - Kontrovers (6 April 2011)

Schlaf im Cockpit - EU lockert Arbeitszeiten - WDR (6 April 2011)

Piloten fürchten EU-PläneÜbermüdet im Cockpit - SWR (1 April 2011)

Luftverkehr : Piloten sollen mehr arbeiten und weniger schlafen - DerWesten (1 April 2011)

Übermüdet im Cockpit - SWR Cont.ra

EU gefährdet Flugsicherheit - Tagelblatt Online (14 Februar 2011)

Luftsicherheit - EASA will kürsere Pausen für Piloten einführ - Der Spiegel Online (12 Februar 2011)

 

Español

ECA rechaza la normativa sobre la fatiga en Luxemburgo - Aviaciondigit@l (16 de junio 2011)

Martínez de Velasco: “Es curioso que Iberia sancione a los pilotos por cumplir la ley” - Preferente.com (13 de mayo 2011)

Martínez de Velasco: “Es curioso que Iberia sancione a los pilotos por cumplir la ley” - de Carmen Porras, La Gaceta (11 de mayo)

 

Italiano

Un pilota di aerei su tre si è addormentato ai comandi - La Stampa (18 novembre 2012)

Piloti europei sul piede di guerra contro l'aumento degli orari di lavoro - Lucio Cillis, La Repubblica (09 Giugno 2011)

I piloti minacciano il blocco "Due ore di lavoro in più, voli insicuri" - Lucio Cillis, La Repubblica (18 Marzo 2011)

 

Nederlands

"Zou u in een vliegtuig stappen als u wist dat piloten bij landing 22 uur wakker zijn?" - Het Laatste Nieuws (25 Sept 2013)

Piloten bezorgd over vliegtijden: ‘Zou u in een vliegtuig stappen als u wist dat wij bij landing ruim 22 uur wakker zijn?’ - De Standaard & Het Nieuwsblad

Gevaar in de cockpit - De Telegraaf (video) (25 Jun 2013)

Piloten zijn hoge werkdruk beu - VTM (video)

Helft piloten dommelt in achter stuurknuppel - Het Laatste Nieuws Online (21 oktober 2011)

Piloten boos om voorstel langere werktijden - Joost Freys, Het Laatste Nieuws (22 maart 2011)

 

Norsk

Motstridende om pilotsoving - Nordlys (10 November 2012)

Skandinaviske piloter sovner oftest i cockpiten - Aftenposten (09 November 2012)

Sjokkrapport: Halvparten av norske flygere har sovnet på jobb - VG Nett (09 November 2012)

Norsk Flygerforbund: - Det vil skje en ulykke - VG Nett (01 Oktober 2012)

Pilotene frykter flere ulykker med 16-timers arbeidsdager - VG Nett (19 March 2012)

206 norske piloter vedgar at de sovnet - Av Martin Nilsen, VG Nett (9 Februar 2011)

En av to piloter har sovnet i cockpit - Dagbladet (2 Februar 2011)

 

Svenska

Varannan pilot har somnat under en flygning - nu vill EU förlänga arbetspassen - TV4 (09 oktober 2012)

Många piloter somnar i cockpit - www.nyheterna.se (19 oktober 2011)

Varannan pilot har somnat under flygning - Christer Stenberg, SVT (18 oktober 2011)

Trötta piloter somnar i cockpit - Boras Tidning (19 oktober 2011)

Svenska piloter somnar under flygning - Anna Skarin,  Expressen (19 oktober 2011)

Piloter somnar i cockpit - Various (19 oktober 2011)

Inte ovanligt att piloter somnar under flygning - Mittuniversitetet  (19 oktober 2011)

Till: Infrastrukturminister

 

Suomi

Joka toinen ruotsalaislentäjä nukahtaa kesken lennon - YLE.fi (19 Lokakuu 2011)

Yli puolet ruotsalaislentäjistä nukahtanut lennon aikana - MTV3.fi (19 Lokakuu 2011)

Väsymys painaa lentäjiä ohjaamoissa - www-1.cms.ts.fi (19 Lokakuu 2011)

Lentäjät nukahtelevat ohjaamoissa – huoli Suomessa - Uusi Suomi (19 Lokakuu 2011)

Lentäjät kammoavat 14 tunnin työvuoroa - Laura Manninen, Talous Sanomat (13 Heinäkuu 2011)

Lentäjät barrikadeille väsymystä vastaan - STT Info (16 Kesäkuu 2011)

 

Serbian

Novim propisima u EU nezadovoljni i piloti u Srbiji- Euractiv (02.10.2012)

Srpski piloti: Premoreni letači opasni po putnike - Kurir (01.10.2012)

Novi pravilnik ugrožava bezbednost letenja i putnika? - Blic (01.10.2012)

 

Below you will find all media coverage of the FTL issue, sorted by language.

 

***Special Compilation of the media coverage of ECA's Demonstration

in front of the EU Transport Ministers' Council Meeting in Luxembourg

on 16 June 2011***

Part I - Part II