crew duty time

crew duty time

The total time spent by a crew on duty. This is normally measured from the time a crewmember reports for duty until he or she has completed all postflight activities.
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"Subsequently, due to crew duty time limitations, Emirates flight EK 509 from Mumbai to Dubai was rescheduled for the following day (Saturday)."
The airline added: "Due to the crew duty time limitations, a fresh set of crew was allocated to operate flight EK573 which continued towards the Dubai International Airport and arrived after a 6 hours and 45 minutes delay."
These include Hours of Service (HOS) and Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) for the trucking industry; and the Crew Duty Time Rule for Aviation.
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.
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.
In a statement, the carrier conceded that "recent severe weather events have caused Northwest Airlines to experience some crew shortages." 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." FAA has projected that summer storms and high traffic volumes could lead to a "tough" season of delays and cancellations.