FAA Denies Secondary-Barrier Comment Extension Request

FAA building
FAA Headquarters, Washington DC
Credit: Mark Nensel/Aviation Week
WASHINGTON—The FAA has denied a request from U.S. airlines for more time to weigh in on the agency’s proposal to mandate secondary flight deck barriers on most new transport-category airplanes, arguing industry has seen enough to weigh in by the Sept. 30 comment deadline. Citing the proposed rule’s...

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