Flight Attendant Duty Time Limitations

Flight Attendant Duty Time Limitations : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session on H. R. 14; March 30, 1993 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Flight Attendant Duty Time Limitations: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session on H. R. 14; March 30, 1993 One flight attendant testified that. Without this legislation [h R my company and others will continue to schedule us not for 14 to 16-hour duty days. But for 30 and 40-hour duty days Another described a 33 -hour duty day' the p in flight from Seattle was delayed until 3 30 a in. Waiting for an aircraft part. With flight attendants on duty the full 11 hours. The aircraft completed the 10 -hour flight to Frankfurt (21 hours on the flight attendants' clocks) then departed for Zurich, but was diverted to Basle. Where it arrived at midnight The flight attendants had a f we hour break. Of which only three were available for sleep During the 6 00 a m departure for Zurich. There was a loud explosion. And the takeoff was aborted. The fatigued flight attendants froze Only one of the flight attendants reacted quickly and assessed the situation The other flight attendants were so tired that their reaction time was slowed at this critical moment The plane returned to the gate. Ultimately. The flight arrived at Zurich. At the end of a 33 -hour duty day for its flight attendants with only three hours available for rest [conimmee Print 102-3 pp 65-66. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
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