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Aviation Safety: The Relationship Between Network Airlines and Regional Airlines: Hearing before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, August 6, 2009 [video]   [open video - 29KB]

This recorded video feed is from the August 6, 2009 hearing, "Aviation Safety: The Relationship Between Network Airlines and Regional Airlines," before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security. From John D. Rockefeller's opening statement, "The crash of Flight 3407 outside Buffalo, New York, in which 50 people lost their lives, serves as a tragic reminder that the aviation industry and the federal government must work vigilantly to maintain the safety of the air transportation system. This Committee recently held two hearings examining the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of the airlines and each carrier's role in guaranteeing the safety of its own operations. This hearing will focus on the relationship between the major, or network, airlines and their regional airline partners." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: John D. Rockefeller, IV, Committee Chairman; Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member; Philip H. Trenary, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pinnacle Airlines Corp.; Peter Bowler, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Eagle Airlines; Captain Don Gunther, Vice President for Safety, Continental Airlines, Inc.; and Captain Stephen M. Dickson, Senior Vice President Flight Operations, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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2009-08-06
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Public Domain
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U.S. Senate, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: http://commerce.senate.gov/
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video
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