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Flight attendants union calls for enforcement of rest-break mandate

Washington — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, in conjunction with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, is calling on the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration to begin enforcing a year-old law that mandates airlines provide flight attendants with a rest break of 10 consecutive hours between periods of duty lasting up to 14 hours.
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NTSB: New procedures needed for ‘go-around’ landings

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration should modify procedures for air traffic controllers to help avoid mid-air collisions among aircraft performing a “go-around” – or aborted landing – according to new recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board.
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NTSB: New procedures needed for ‘go-around’ landing

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration should modify procedures for air traffic controllers to help avoid mid-air collisions among aircraft performing a “go-around” – or aborted landing – according to new recommendations from the National Transportation Safety Board.
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