European Safety Agency revisits duty limits

Business Jet Traveler » October 2009
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 5:00am

The European Aviation Safety Agency will extend discussion of the most contentious points arising from its proposed new rules for aircraft operations and has indicated that it could permit greater flexibility for business aviation on issues such as flight and duty-time limitations. The agency has acknowledged that the rules need to allow business aircraft operators to comply with safety requirements in a way that fits the realities of their operations, rather than expecting them to adhere to a model established with large airlines in mind

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““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”

-—actor and comedian Ricky Gervais