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Reciprocal agreement with the EU on the transfer of UK CAA Flight Crew Licences.

Submitted by Danny Michael George Hoare on Friday 5th March 2021

Published on Friday 26th March 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 26th September 2021

Current Signatures: 4,140
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Reciprocal agreement with the EU on the transfer of UK CAA Flight Crew Licences.

Petition Details

To seek a reciprocal agreement between the UK and EU with the transfer of UK CAA Flight Crew Licences to EASA member states to avoid applicants having to convert their licences by retaking all fourteen ATPL exams in an EASA state, a skills tests, an EASA ELP test and class 1 EASA medical.

Additional Information

The aviation industry has been brought to its knees by the Covid-19 pandemic having a significant effect on Pilot mental health and wellbeing and now Pilots who wish to transfer their licences to Europe are facing the prospect of having to re-sit exams, adding severe pressure and huge expense at an already very stressful time.


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