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Mary Schiavo -- Washington fight for Flight 3407 families

Feb 3, 2015|

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Family members who lost loved ones aboard flight 347 and Clarence center six years ago yesterday. Are in Washington today to make sure there's no rollback really of all the safety and training rules that they pushed for. Let's talk about it now with Mary Schiavo she's an aviation attorney. A former Transportation Department inspector general and the author of flying blind flying safe Mary thanks for being with us. Well good. In your opinion is this Washington visit just a matter of educating a new congress trying to keep the issue or is their leverages a legitimate risk that these are rules would go away. I'll miser very legitimately digital microwave because you know you'd think now that the airlines are really buying high profit. Thanks to their drop in gas prices and the fact that egg and banks are unlikely. Every EX ball they have gotten a load factors so high against taking any extent eating gopac the additional flight this complaint out of out of the service airline service that. Yeah the problem marketers don't go very high would be I think the people realize that the airline had never relented on chew the components that he had. Bet he camel bought or wanted to rest requirements in Q was that pilot on regional carriers. In keeping many flights next stage and now on regional carriers. But that they have the same training at the pilot on the day care and those accusing and the airlines that average app hammering about the we will restructure. Mary why are the airlines pushing back is it simply app a money issue. Won't admit it into money in the long run but how can indifferent are different airlines say that you read up carriers. They did the pilots or. That they can't find enough pilots and the airline transport life is and we hit it 1500. Hours experience that the choir still hang out. Airline transport licensed. Can they have available. And those smaller regional carrier you can't like will agree that we are not available it is it aches stomach strain the extent that you get that I would like there. And then when you get a job lottery you know carrier you may twenty out here in each start. People that didn't go into the field anymore and that Wes Warren here years. You know popping up any expects. I was capacity foreign carriers are booming growth. And a lot of America proud computing though why haven't. Is there's still a disparity overall between the amount of a safety rules. In place. For the regional carriers and for the big boys. Well there wouldn't be if these rules in play as. One level it became it looks set in nineteen night aren't bank I would bet. Gerald Agriculture Department acts and that would make it regional carriers and the oh large ears off client names in Cuba. Attacked while you. Start your churning out regional carrier and eat out for Atlanta and you've been there at eight get beat that you grew out of well it goes. Hartsfield. Talent and that remaining on any arena and haven't then it inked and by the way out the eight people at two. So that when they spent the last twenty years and that kind of clothing the last few GAAP and one was the wrecked apartment. We went into effect at all airline in one requirement is everyone having air transport. Itself. That went on weight clothing that was true to that or would they be in the one. House alone could congress vote to enrollees they inspect. Well here's the here and he made it easy saying that it would. Can they get the federal aviation administration and the ability to tinker with their rural the FAA can relax and I actually fortunately you get emerged. Order so. It is very very easy. And it has become. You know I have forged audible acts or have congress is yet he had the mission to relax its rules. So adamant that he keep it had to happen and that's why am I we already lost so much written by losing a loved one. On continental flight really doing all of it and it. I keeping the pressure on when they're activists have forgotten why aren't other. Neither accidental biking working on other accidents equipment on that aren't there remember networking first it was quite remarkable. Our primary great stuff thanks for joining us today. Q my merry ski Al Rosen aviation attorney the author of flying blind flying safe.