Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced a measure last week calling on the FAA to conduct a formal rulemaking if it plans to press forward with a policy requiring pilots and controllers with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more to undergo obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) testing. The bill, similar to a measure introduced in the House, comes as the agency evaluates potential changes to the policy that it put on hold late last year. In November, Federal Air ...

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