Session 4: Options for all license holders

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome address

10:10 – 10:40

Converting an ICAO license to EASA

Professor Lorenzo Mezzadri, Accountable Manager, URBE Aero ATO

  • Do you always need to convert your license if flying in Europe?
  • What to expect from license conversion?
  • Which documents are needed to start the process?
  • The never-ending question: Is it doable if I’m 40?
  • Where, when and how?

10:40 – 11:00

EU Working and living permits

César Eugène Holzem, Senior Manager Flight Deck, TUI fly

  • Are the possibilities to obtain an EU work/living permit equal in all states?
  • Does an EU living permit help?
  • Can you change your employer while on a work permit?
  • Where do your taxes go and will you benefit from them?

11:00 – 11:20

BREXIT, trade wars and sanctions – should the “average” pilot worry?

César Eugène Holzem, Senior Manager Flight Deck, TUI fly

  • Will BREXIT impact the licensing and free movement of pilots?
  • How hard will the policy of protectionism hit the air transport industry?
  • What limitations can embargos and sanctions bring?
  • Is a double license the answer?

11:20 – 11:40

Working at Qatar Airways

Captain Steve Kelly, Flight Deck Recruitment & Selection Manager, Qatar Airways

11:40 – 12:00

Questions and discussions