US Senate Commerce Committee yesterday approved legislation requiring FAA to repeal the Age 60 Rule in favor of permitting pilots to work until they are 65. Copilots would have to be below age 60. The bill must be passed by the entire Senate as well as the House and signed by the President before it becomes law. It was welcomed by the Southwest Airline Pilots' Assn. but criticized by the Allied Pilots Assn. representing pilots at American Airlines. FAA consistently has refused to amend ...

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