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Federal Aviation Administration denies request to hire co-pilots with less experience

A Republic Airways plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va. (Jenny Kane/AP)
A Republic Airways plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va. (Jenny Kane/AP)

Host Robin Young checks in with Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan on the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to deny Republic Airways’ request to hire pilots with less experience, citing safety concerns.

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