Contemporary Perceptions about Aviation and Pilots in the USA (Comedy)

Contemporary Perceptions about Aviation and Pilots in the USA

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Pilot Rules

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Lufthansa pilots to strike again on long-haul on Thursday

(Reuters) – Pilots at Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHAG.DE) said they would strike again on Thursday on long-haul and cargo flights, after a two-day stoppage on Monday and Tuesday stranded thousands of travellers. The union said in a statement that short and medium-haul flights and those of budget carrier Germanwings would not be affected by the action on Thursday. The strike, the ninth this year in a dispute over an early retirement scheme, forced Germany’s flagship airline to cancel close to half of all scheduled flights for Monday and Tuesday, affecting …
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Airlines preemptively cancel 200 flights for Wednesday

Last update: 11:50 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Flight schedules for this year’s busy day before Thanksgiving took a hit even before the day even began. Airlines scrapped more than 210 flights for Wednesday — one of the USA’s busiest air travel days of the year — all before the clock struck midnight on Tuesday. All told, flight-tracking service FlightAware counted 214 Wednesday cancellations as of 11:50 p.m. ET on Tuesday. U.S. carriers have increasingly decided to preemptively cancel flights in recent years when poor weather was forecast to …
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