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article EN1020 18 January 2001 The Article “British Airways sacks pilots seen drinking before flight”, talks about how pilots abuse the drinking rules set up by the airlines. One of the airlines, British Airways, announced that they had fired two of their pilots because they had been filmed while drinking and they were due to fly the very next day. The whole issue started when Channel Four broadcasted a program concerning the abuse of alcohol among pilots and crewmembers. The program showed several British Airways employees drinking, especially the captain who consumed ten pints of beer before he was due to fly. The rules presented in the article states that air crew should not drink for eight hours before a flight and should only in moderation during the sixteen hours before that. The article also brings up several other alcohol-related incidents concerning airlines, other than Britis

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