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FAA must consider controller fatigue

A new congressionally mandated report from the US National Research Council has expressed concern over controller shift schedules that contribute to fatigue, especially those in which controllers … More ››

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Keeping Time

The effectiveness of ICAO’s proposed fatigue management initiative depends on its ability to account for workload, says Ashley Nunes. On a cold March morning in … More ››

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Commission welcomes EP support on pilot hours

Europe’s transport chief said this week’s vote by the European Parliament on new pilot duty flight times opens the way for new stricter EU-wide rules … More ››

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UK welcomes new powers to tackle pilot fatigue

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it welcomed today’s decision by the European Parliament to support harmonised flight time limits for pilots across Europe, … More ››

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EP vote puts safety at risk: Kallas

Brussels is warning that the vote by the European Parliament Transport Committee to reject new rules governing how long a pilot can fly puts at … More ››

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EU Parliament rejects flight time rules

European pilots and cabin crew have welcomed today’s decision of the EU Parliament Transport Committee to reject the Commission proposal for new flight time rules … More ››

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Airlines urge MEPs to back new pilot duty limits

The heads of the European airline associations AEA and ERA admit to ‘deep concern’ about today’s vote in the European Parliament’s transport’s committee which could … More ››

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European Parliament ready to decide on pilot flight time limits

The safety of millions of European air passengers will be subject to a decisive vote in the European Parliament (EP) on 30 September. At stake … More ››

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Parliament weighs in on pilot duty hours debate

Members of the European Parliament (EP) have been warned that not enough has been done to keep Europe’s sky safe and to protect the travelling … More ››

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Experts criticise EASA flight time proposal

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) urges EU decision-makers to ‘think carefully before giving final approval’ to the flight and duty time limitations rules proposed … More ››

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