Category: General News
Avoiding Tired Pilots In Europe
BRUSSELS (AP) — Regulation of pilot and crew hours is the subject of protests today in Europe. Pilot and cabin crew organizations are calling for better protection against in-flight fatigue in planned European Union legislation. They worry they could be asked to fly for more than 12 hours when scientists claim 10 is the upper safety limit. The airline industry counters that the current proposal would be one of the strictest in the world.