The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has criticized the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and European Commission (EC) for the tentative approval of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) bid to start transatlantic services. It has accused the two regulatory bodies of “firing a gun on a race to the bottom” in crews’ working conditions. The ECA, which represents more than 38,000 European pilots, said the April 15 approval of NAI’s requested traffic rights ...

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