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While you’re in the air, pilots’ key partners may be working from home

Two years ago, the Federal Aviation Administration allowed a handful of airlines to let some aircraft dispatchers work remotely to keep travel running smoothly as coronavirus cases ran rampant. Two carriers, Republic Airways and SkyWest Airlines, which operate flights for the largest U.S. airlines, took the agency up on the offer. But critics say it is long past time to end that practice, arguing that it exposes dispatchers to disruptions and distractions, shields them from oversight and raises… ( More...

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jbermo 3
The last thing any airline wants is a government investigatable event. If such a policy was deemed dangerous, the airlines would change it pronto!


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