The World: The Pilots Get Angrier

EVEN before last week's skyjackings to Libya and Cuba, professional airline pilots throughout the U.S. and Europe were hopping mad about the rising threat that such acts of terrorism pose to themselves and their passengers. In a recent report to the Flight Safety Foundation, an organization devoted to airline safety problems, Eastern Air Lines Vice President Michael Fenello declared that U.S. airlines are "going backward instead of forward in dealing with the problem."

At a two-day meeting of the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations in Mexico City next month, the angry pilots will press hard for a boycott of any...

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