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March 21, 2022

Airlines Push back on California Break Time Law

Application of Employment Law on Crews Would Mandate Lunch Breaks, Off-Duty Time Even in Flight

A proposed rule shift has worried airline brass in California following a 2021 appellate court decision that could enforce state break time laws on the airline pilots based in the region. If the law is applied to pilots and flight attendants, flight personnel will be required to be freed from their duties for 10 minutes every 4 hours, with a 30-minute meal break every 5 hours, even while in flight. So far, such rules have not been applied to flight crew, due to the perception of them being outside their jurisdiction.

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Russian Cargo Airline Halts Operations

Grounds Boeing Fleet After Losing Safety Cert, Sanctions

Russia's biggest cargo airline, the Volga-Dnepr Group, has ended all flights using its fleet of Boeing aircraft until further notice. Volga, among its range of smaller subsidiary lines, has operated a fleet of 18 Boeing 747s, with 6 737s until now, one of the largest cargo operations in Russia. Now, they have issued a statement on a stop for operations of 2 subsidiaries. AirBridgeCargo and Atran are now stopped due to taking a double hit of sanctions and a termination of their safety certificates issued by the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority. 

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