January 19, 2022

Southwest Airlines Pilots Union Sues to Block COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane prepares to land at Oakland International Airport in San Leandro, Calif. on April 25, 2019. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Vaccines & Safety A union representing thousands of Southwest Airlines pilots filed a lawsuit against the carrier after the company announced mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements. In a recent court filing, the Southwest […]

US military pilots complain hands tied in ‘frustrating’ fight against ISIS

U.S. military pilots carrying out the air war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are voicing growing discontent over what they say are heavy-handed rules of engagement hindering them from striking targets. They blame a bureaucracy that does not allow for quick decision-making. One Navy F-18 pilot who has flown missions against ISIS […]

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