The union representing Air Wisconsin pilots says the regional airline intends to punish pilots for not accepting flight duty period (FDP) extensions that can extend the work day an extra 90 min. beyond the normal work hours prescribed by the FAA when weather or other issues cause delays. “In our view, the company’s action in going forward with a new policy to utilize punitive measures should a pilot not accept a request for an FDP extension constitutes pilot-pushing,” says ...


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