UPS 747-400. Courtesy, UPS The Independent Pilots Assn. (IPA), representing about 2,700 United Parcel Service (UPS) pilots, petitioned a US federal court in Washington Thursday, challenging cargo carriers' exemption from new pilot flight time, duty and rest regulations finalized by FAA Wednesday (ATW Daily News, Dec. 22). FAA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on pilot fatigue issued in September 2010 did include airfreight airlines (ATW Daily News, Sept. 13, 2010). But ...

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