Critical for long-haul pilots to be well rested

Captain Indranil Ray Chaudhury will pick up SIA's first A350-900ULR aircraft in Toulouse in September. He will also fly the Newark-Singapore leg of the service's first flight in October.
Captain Indranil Ray Chaudhury will pick up SIA's first A350-900ULR aircraft in Toulouse in September. He will also fly the Newark-Singapore leg of the service's first flight in October.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

There are rules to ensure that pilots on the non-stop 19-hour Singapore-Newark flight get enough rest.

These pilots must be given two days off before reporting for duty for the flight from Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline 'Critical for long-haul pilots to be well rested'. Print Edition | Subscribe