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Latest Regulations Will Raise Cost of Air Travel

funnything2012 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:54 PM
Congress's 2010 vote to require 1,500 hours of experience in August 2013 came in the wake of several regional-airline accidents, although none had been due to pilots having fewer than 1,500 hours. Note the operative word Is Congress This was passed bu both DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLICAN , But hey why let facts get in the way !
Buck O Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 7:43 PM
And why let literacy get in the way of your posts, right, wilma?
Carlos7 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:20 PM
Who signed the Bill into Law ... was it Buuuuussssh!?

Regulations that vow to increase consumer safety are rarely met with resistance. After all, who wants to come out on the side for less safety? However, more often than not, these regulations tend to impede economic growth rather than achieve their intended goal of making the public safer.

Such is the case with the latest job killing regulation set to take effect next summer. The Wall Street Journal reports that new requirements for pilots will make it harder to obtain a license, increasing the required prior flight experience six-fold to 1,500 hours. This effectively raises the cost to become...