FedEx blasted FAA's economic analysis in its proposed rule that would govern extended twin-engine operations (ETOPS), and like other carriers, it wants the agency to withdraw the rule or make extensive changes. Calling FAA's projected $207 million savings for three- and four-engine operators during a 10-year period "incredible and ludicrous," FedEx said it currently can fly "any route in the world with three- and four-engine aircraft without the costs associated with ETOPS." The ...

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