Airline CEO Sees Reduced Long-Haul Crew In Near Future

PARIS—The advent of two-pilot crews in long-haul operations—without a third pilot for rotation during the flight—may be as close as five to six years from now, according to Groupe Dubreuil’s chief airline executive. “The transition phase has begun, the Airbus A350 is cut out for such operations, it...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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