European Regions Airline Assn. said it opposes a new regulation that calls for special training and licensing of cabin crews. Dubbed EU OPS, it would require EU member states to impose standards of training and safety that currently are voluntary under the JAA system. ERA argues that such a licensing system will not ensure minimum safety standards and may even decrease existing safety levels. Currently, individual airlines train their own cabin crews, but if the EU decides to license cabin ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"ERA opposes cabin crew licensing" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.