The Independent Pilots Association, representing UPS pilots, filed a petition Dec. 22 with the U.S. Court of Appeals challenging the FAA's exclusion of cargo operations from the new flight and duty time rules. “To potentially allow fatigued cargo pilots to share the same skies with properly rested passenger pilots creates an unnecessary threat to public safety” said Capt. Robert Travis, IPA president. “We can do better.” Pilot union leaders at UPS and FedEx sent a joint letter to President ...

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