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JetBlue Event Raises Big Questions

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Is the process of hiring pilots sufficient to assure that they have the required mental stability for the job?

Who Knows If Airline Pilot With Embellished Background Is Flying Armed?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Flight deck officers, I'm told, are not supposed to identify themselves as authorized to carry a firearm onto airplanes. But what does that really mean?

ALPA and Airline Pilot Caught in a Whopper

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

What reads like fiction in the newspaper is actually painfully true. The article profiling American Eagle pilot Timothy Martins in this month's issue of Air Line Pilot magazine by contrast, is not.

Overflying Pilots may Fly Passengers Again

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Negroni

It's too easy to criticize the Federal Aviation Administration. But this time, I'm glad it's not me who has to make the decision whether to reinstate Northwest Airlines pilots, Timothy Cheney and Richard Cole.