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Japan lifts age limit for plane captains to 67

Official says that the aim is to 'ease a shortage while still ensuring safety'

Tokyo

JAPAN on Thursday raised the age limit for being in charge of a commercial plane to 67, the latest effort in Asia for an industry struggling to get to grips with a drastic shortage of pilots.

The move looks set to make pilots working for Japanese airlines among the oldest in

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