Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Another One Gets the Flick
Sometimes, when your life flashes before your eyes, it’s easier to get the Flick.
”If this collision potential was tied to tired airline pilots, the Air Line Pilots union (ALPA) would be all over the issue banging on the doors of Congress to prevent such a tragedy … and I’d applaud them for their efforts. If the situation were bad enough at any airline, pilots would simply refuse to fly.
As government employees, air traffic controllers are banned from striking and just about any other sort of job action to rectify the chaos that’s brewing aloft.”
Jump on over to JetWhine and the rest of read Robert Mark’s excellent analysis of the situation.
January 15, 2007