Gulfstream CEO defends pilot scheduling, record keeping

05/29/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Gulfstream International Airlines, which flies regional routes for three major carriers, is accused by present and former employees of falsifying records to keep pilots flying beyond federally mandated limits. But CEO David Hackett tells The Wall Street Journal that his company never changed records to get around safety rules. He says FAA investigators have found 18 cases of suspect schedules stretching over a nine-month period, but only one involved pilots exceeding their limits.

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