Pilot Groups Oppose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

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Credit: American Airlines
Raising the mandatory U.S. pilot-retirement age above 65 would create unintended consequences that would offset any benefit that comes from increasing the number of eligible pilots, two pilot groups warn. Both the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and Allied Pilots Association (APA) contend the...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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