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A glitch in American Airlines’ pilot scheduling system means that thousands of flights during the holiday season currently do not have pilots assigned to fly them.

The shortage was caused by an error in the system pilots use to bid for time off…..

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Illinois Airline Accident Attorneys

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airplaneFlying is dangerous. It’s a fact that Hollywood directors are all to happy to remind us about as they fill movie screens with fiery crashes, midair explosions and some pretty creative catastrophes like, say, an entire airliner full of exotic snakes. Our United Airlines workers comp attorneys at Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck will be the first to tell you that often the “friendly skies” are anything but.

The real causes of accidents and injuries, however, are often slightly more mundane than what you see in the movies. The dangers facing passengers, pilots, flight attendants and other airline workers aren’t always glamorous, tragic or even exciting, but they’re all very real. Here are just a few of the dangers you could be facing every time you fly: