Friday, May 22, 2015

Airlines say pilot-fatigue rules too costly

You may not want to read this if you're worried that low pay and working conditions could affect the performance of commuter airline pilots. The big carriers say it will cost them more to adhere to proposed new rules on pilot rest and training than has been estimated, and they don't like that. More at this link ...

Airlines say pilot-fatigue rules too costly

You may not want to read this if you're worried that low pay and working conditions could affect the performance of commuter airline pilots. The big carriers say it will cost them more to adhere to proposed new rules on pilot rest and training than has been estimated, and they don't like that. More at this link ...

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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