Andrew Thomas: Author of "Aviation Insecurity: The New Challenge of Air travel" and "Soft Landing: Airline Industry Strategy, Service, and Safety."
He is also a professor of marketing and international business at the University of Akron.
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Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., is pushing for more federal money to arm pilots, calling them the last line of defense against terrorists. The TSA and White House has questioned the value of the $25 million Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program and has proposed cuts. Aviation expert Andrew Thomas joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the program.
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