US Flight Attendants to Get More Rest Between Shifts

DALLAS – Beginning in November, US-based flight attendants will be able to get a little more rest between shifts. The FAA today ruled that airlines are required to give FAs at least 10 hours off duty between shifts, up from the current nine.

According to the Associated Press, the rule goes into effect in 30 days; airlines have 90 days to comply. Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen said that the extra hour of rest would contribute to safety.

In 2018, Congress directed the FAA to increase the amount of rest for flight attendants and eliminate the loopholes and certain circumstances that allowed read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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