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5 Sep

I’m from a different airline. What can I do?

If you are a current pilot and would like impacted pilots from your airline to be included, please contact us so we can discuss options. In order to expand to other airlines, we will need support from current pilots in those airlines. If you have been made redundant, please keep an eye on this website […]

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5 Sep

How do I make a financial donation?

We can accept financial donations straight to our bank account which can go directly to supporting our colleagues. You’ll find the donation form here.

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24 Aug

I want to help. How do I get involved?

In addition to financial contributions, we will need volunteers to help us help others. This is a peer-to-peer charity, so we need support from current members of the pilot community in particular – and their supporters. Get in touch if you can help with any of the following: Job opportunities – you can add these […]

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24 Aug

What are the long-term risks to the profession?

We worry that even as the industry recovers and people get back in the air, the long-term impact will be detrimental to diversity and inclusion in the profession. With high barriers to entry, such as the cost of qualifying, what pilots are experiencing today could deter future generations and put them off considering the profession. […]

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24 Aug

Why only pilots from one airline?

Numerous airlines have already announced pilot redundancies and there will be more to come. As a new charity, we are initially going to focus our efforts on pilots from one national carrier in the UK. We need to make sure we get this right and don’t spread our efforts too thin. We do plan to […]

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24 Aug

What specific challenges do these pilots face?

In addition to the shock and anxiety triggered by redundancy, many pilots are left with high levels of debt. In the UK it can cost in excess of £130,000 to train to become a commercial pilot. Many years ago, airlines used to cover these costs, but today pilots self-fund with loans. The majority of redundant […]

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24 Aug

Why only pilots?

We recognise that many other airline colleagues will face considerable hardship during this crisis, but to create the greatest impact for our peer group, PilotsTogether will focus on the pilot community. The specific challenges faced by this group will need a specific type of support, which we will aim to provide.

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24 Aug

Who is behind PilotsTogether?

The charity was set up and is being run by a group of people who want to make sure pilots who are being made redundant because of the Covid-19 crisis have somewhere to turn. This group includes current pilots and other individuals. For more information on our Trustees, please visit: https://pilotstogether.org/our-team/

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