Television Review – 'Frontline – Flying Cheap' – On PBS, Up in the Air With Frayed Safety Nets – NYTimes.com

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We know from the movies that commercial airplanes are full of venomous snakes and pandemic-inducing viruses, but you may prefer those in-flight hazards to the ones documented in “Flying Cheap,” Tuesday’s “Frontline” on PBS.

The program, reported by Miles O’Brien, makes clear that while airline passengers may like to think that they always have a Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger at the controls, what they often have is a cockpit full of the sleep-deprived, the undertrained and the underpaid.

via Television Review – ‘Frontline – Flying Cheap’ – On PBS, Up in the Air With Frayed Safety Nets – NYTimes.com.

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