Investigation of Colgan Air Flight 3704 Focuses On Training,
North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan (D), chairman of the
Senate Commerce Committee's Aviation Subcommittee (pictured right),
Wednesday called on the FAA to "immediately" begin the process
of changing a rule that can allow airlines to hire pilots without
checking their training history beyond five years.
The nation's largest airlines had a rate of on-time flights this
past April that was higher than both the same month last year and
the mark posted in March 2009, according to the Air Travel Consumer
Report released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation
Flight Attendants To Protest 2009 UAL Shareholder
To paraphrase -- hell hath no fury like an FA scorned --
especially when they seem to have some serious beefs with United
Airlines -- a company that makes it all too easy to believe that
they're in trouble for something... again.