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Despite stalled growth in China, Brazil and Russia, a wave of newly middle-class travelers from the BRICs and beyond will start visiting international destinations in the coming decades — dwarfing the numbers we’ve seen thus far.
If the FAA’s allegations are true, then a bunch of hotshot Fortune 500 executives were getting flown around by pilots who received inadequate training.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $150,000 civil penalty against Talon Air, Inc., of Farmingdale, New York, for allegedly violating Federal Aviation Regulations by allowing four pilots to fly without proper training or examinations.
The FAA alleges three of the pilots did not undergo recurrent training or receive competency flight checks within the required periods of time.