Azul's A320neo PR-YRW cockpit. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

ALPA Releases Statement Warning of Single-Pilot Aircraft

The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), one of the largest pilots unions in the United States, has released a report that highlights the importance of having two pilots in charge of flying large, commercial aircraft. The report comes at a time when aircraft manufacturers are beginning to consider the possibility of single-pilot airliners. According to the report, titled The Dangers of Single-Pilot Operations, ALPA believes that having two pilots in the cockpit may be jeopardized as airlines attempt to cut…