It noted that "weather and related air traffic control restrictions can disrupt scheduled operations, causing increased crew duty time
and often, the inability to immediately position aircraft and crews as needed.
The alleged violations include improper scheduling of flight crew duty time
, and the installation of unapproved air conditioner compressors and improperly maintained vent blowers on the airline's fleet of 27 BE-1900-D aircraft.
That is why ATA, in its role on the Aviation Rule-making Committee, was a strong supporter of a science-based approach to create a new flight crew duty time
rule,O said James C.
It will also manage and control crew duty time
, leave and sicknesses and provide a plan of operation.