Air Transport World

US raises pilot age limit to 65.(Brief article)

President George Bush signed the Fair Treatment for Experienced Pilots Act into law Dec. 13, raising the mandatory retirement age for US airline pilots to 65 from the age 60 that had been in place since 1959. The new law allows both pilots on a domestic flight to be between 60 and 65 but stipulates that one must be under 60 on international operations to comply with ICAO standards put in place in November 2006. …

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