Congress needs to give flight attendants a break (

March 29, 2016

By Fredrick Kunkle

The U.S. government could perhaps make the nation’s commercial airways healthier, saner and maybe even safer with a relatively simple step: ensure that flight attendants get enough sleep.

It might even strike a blow for gender equality, too.

The flight attendants union has been pushing for some time now for federal legislation that would require airlines to give them the same minimum 10 hours rest between flights that pilots must receive. Now it’s true that flight attendants are not in the cockpit flying the aircraft, as they are the first to admit. But they are also doing a lot more than serving coffee and tea.

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One Response to “Congress needs to give flight attendants a break (”

  1. Elisabetta Chicca says:

    In Solidarity with USA flight attendants. A big fight that must be win.!

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