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Latest Regulations Will Raise Cost of Air Travel

M2-carbine Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 10:12 PM
I bet it's about creating a government funded/run flight school program which of course falls under "jobs created" in the unionized public sector just like public education not the non union private sector. This could indicate that the federal government might next take over major U.S. commercial airline buisnesses. UNIONS ARE THE BIGGEST LOBBYING GROUP IN THE U.S.

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...