While airlines are currently required to have two or more pilots per flight, commercial airlines are trying to push for single pilot flights in order to cut costs.
A poll conducted by the Australian and International Pilots Association shows 89 per cent of Australians would feel less safe boarding a flight with one pilot controlling instead of two or more.
You can find out more about this issue on AIPA’s website www.safetystartswith2.com
Produced By: Merced Hernandez
Featured In Story: Steve Cornell – Safety and Technical Director at the Australian and International Pilots Association
First aired on The Wire, Friday 10 November 2023