Air Europa pilots, represented by the Spanish pilots trade union SEPLA, have requested layover alternatives on its 3X-weekly Madrid-Caracas services because of safety concerns. According to an Aug. 10 statement, SEPLA recommends avoiding overnight crew-stays in Venezuela’s capital of Caracas because of escalating violence. Spain’s Air Europa is one of the few remaining European carriers that operate to Caracas where the crew stays overnight. The SkyTeam member uses Airbus ...

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