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New EU Rules Address 'Mental Fitness' of Pilots, Cabin Crew

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European Union airlines will have to perform a psychological assessment of their pilots before the start of employment and implement a policy to prevent and detect misuse of psychoactive substances by flight and cabin crew members, according to a set of new rules concerning mental fitness of air crew. (www.ainonline.com) More...

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RexBentley
Rex Bentley 2
Article says that Germany already has these rules and regs. But it didn't stop Lubitz from crashing his plane. It's seems more of the usual bureaucrats covering their butts.

rayzeeman
Ray Zimmermann 1
I think maybe the German airlines established these procedures AFTER the 2015 incident - article doesn't really make that clear.
bentwing60
bentwing60 1
Correct.
RECOR10
RECOR10 1
Why yes! I do often day dream about crashing a 767 into a mountain with a full load of passengers! How did you know? Do I get the job? That is so crazy you knew that...you must be psychic!
williambaker08
william baker 1
And this is why we all can’t have nice things. People like you.
Jloveth78
Felix Adex 1
Yeah it nice idei
bentwing60
bentwing60 0
If one were in search of a "Lack" of "Mental Fitness", look no further than Brussels.

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