The South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) has outlined a set of new safety guidelines requiring all low-cost carriers (LCCs) to employ six sets of pilots and 12 type-certified mechanics for each of the aircraft in its fleet. Additionally, all Korean LCCs will be required to have one fully operational aircraft available for use as a substitute in the event of mechanical issues prejudicing safety on a scheduled service. Korean Yonhap news agency has ...

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