LifeSite News: The pilots assert in their lawsuit that United Airlines’ vaccine mandate places them at a significant risk of harm with enhanced possibility of heart failure and clotting while working at high altitudes, endangering the numerous souls aboard their aircraft.
A group of United Airlines (UAL) pilots have petitioned a Florida Court seeking a temporary restraining order against the company’s vaccine mandate which they see as dangerous and life threatening not only for themselves but for their passengers.
The 18 pilots —who have a combined total of roughly 200 years of military aviation and 440 years of commercial aviation experience— believe that “United Airlines’ mandate and policies are discriminatory at best, predicated on misinformation or disinformation, and places the pilots and general public at dire risk.”
With 834 aircraft and 67,000 employees, UAL is one of the largest airlines in the world.
An unconscionable ultimatum
In May, United reportedly offered its pilots up to $4,500 as an enticement to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.
As of August 6, UAL pilots risk losing their jobs if they refuse the vaccination, now mandated by the airline. Read More