Nefarious NapStealers Cause Pilot Fatigue

Deadly Consequences of Nefarious NapStealers

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According to USA Today,  a review of airline schedules for May 2011 revealed that an average of 2,600 flights a day are scheduled at times that make it {difficult|hard} for pilots to obtain {adequate|normal} sleep. These nefarious scheduling issues can cause reduced alertness, napstealers or, in the very worst cases, {falling asleep|nodding off} on the {clock|job}.

The airline schedules proven to {create|pose} a nefarious risk of napstealing fatigue departures that occur early in the morning, flights during the night or arrivals that occur after midnight. {Performing tasks|Working} at these times interrupts the body’s circadian rhythm and the brain’s {built-in|deep-seated} {sleep requirements|need for sleep}, according to experts in the field.