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FAA announces new airline regulations

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The new threshold is a huge jump from the 250 flight hours previously required, and was ordered just days after the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco that killed two people and injured more than 180.

The rule change is the culmination of a fight that has raged since 2009, when a Colgan Airlines regional plane crashed in Buffalo, N.Y., killing 50 people.

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