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Airplanes / Pilot Shortage / A Discussion #1081437

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 2015
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Report introduced.

(Daytona Beach, Florida: Alina Machado) The issue of the shortage of airplane pilots examined; FAA statistics cited; details given about flight training. [Instructor pilot Gabrielle HOEKSTRA - talks about flying.] [Emory-Riddle Aeronautical University Ken BYRNES@, aviation analyst Mary SCHIAVO@- talk about qualifying pilots & safety rules.]

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with pilot Les Abend & CNN's Miles O'Brien about pilots. [O'BRIEN - talks about the safety issues that led to higher standards; blames the airlines industry executives for mistreating pilots.] [ABEND - comments on the pilot compensation issue & cost cutting by the airlines.]

Sciutto, Jim;
Machado, Alina

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