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NASA warns US airline passengers at risk

AIRLINES

Airlines restrict fuel to cut cost

To save money, airline execs seek to lighten fuel load.

By Joan Lowy

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Saturday, August 09, 2008

WASHINGTON — Pilots are complaining that their airline bosses, desperate to cut costs, are forcing them to fly uncomfortably low on fuel.

Safety for passengers and crews could be compromised, they say.

The situation got bad enough three years ago, even before the latest surge in fuel prices, that NASA sent a safety alert to federal aviation officials.

There has been no action.

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