FAA bill emerges as vehicle for airline safety rules

After months of delay, the Senate this week began debate on a $34 billion FAA reauthorization bill, but a host of amendments requiring new safety measures for regional airlines could prove contentious. Spurred by the families of victims killed in the February 2009 crash of a commuter plane outside Buffalo, N.Y., senators have weighed down the FAA bill with rules that would increase the requirements for pilot training, open training records and authorize surprise safety inspections.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Social Media
Airlines for America
Washington, DC
Secretary General
Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA)
Security Officer
US Airways
Phoenix, AZ
Supervisor - Airport Operations - Ramp Service
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Director System Operations Duty
JetBlue Airways
New York, NY