Senior airline pilots in the US are challenging new legislation that allows them to continue flying until age 65, calling the law "unconstitutional and unenforceable." The Fair Treatment for Experienced Pilots Act, which President George W. Bush signed last month (ATWOnline, Dec. 17, 2007), is not retroactive and does not include any provisions for pilots who turned 60 prior to passage. In addition to raising the retirement age, the legislation requires older pilots to have a first class ...

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