The world’s largest pilot organisations have formed what they said is “a global coalition to prevent airlines and manufacturers from pushing ahead with plans to remove pilots from the flight deck”. Slamming what they labelled “a profit-driven scheme that poses a significant safety risk”,  the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA), the European Cockpit Association (ECA), and Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) “vowed” they would “counter an aggressive corporate-led lobbying campaign targeting regulators around the world, including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)”. “Whether you depart from New York, San Francisco, or Atlanta bound for London, Paris,

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