Press Release

Global Pilots on missing Egyptair flight MS804

May 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MONTREAL - The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to the disappearance of Egyptair flight MS 804, an Airbus A320 en-route from Paris (CDG) to Cairo (CAI).

Our thoughts and best hopes are with the 66 crew and passengers onboard the aircraft, and their families.

Whilst the search and rescue efforts are taking place, IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to what happened to the aircraft. The Federation has reached out to the Egyptian Air Line Pilots’ Association and will offer its expertise to the Egyptian Accident Investigation Agency in order to help gather facts and any other information which may be pertinent to this event.

For further information, please contact Captain Martin Chalk, IFALPA President, at +44 7432 616 119 or [email protected], or Mrs. Anna Lou, IFALPA Communications & Marketing Coordinator, at +1 514 419 1191 or [email protected]

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Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations represents in excess of 100,000 pilots in more than 100 countries world-wide.
The mission of IFALPA is to promote the highest level of aviation safety worldwide and to be the global advocate of the piloting profession; providing representation, services and support to both its Member Associations and the aviation industry.  www.ifalpa.org