Airlines push for single pilot operation, but Australians concerned

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While airlines are currently required to have two or more pilots per flight, commercial airlines are trying to push for single pilot flights in order to cut costs.

A poll conducted by the Australian and International Pilots Association shows 89 per cent of Australians would feel less safe boarding a flight with one pilot controlling instead of two or more.

You can find out more about this issue on AIPA’s website

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Friday, November 10 2023
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Featured in storySteve Cornell - Safety and Technical Director at the Australian and International Pilots Association

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