airline pilots experience addiction

Flying the Unfriendly Skies: How Airline Pilots Experience Addiction

Airline pilots have incredibly stressful jobs. Not only are pilots responsible for the safe transport of the plane’s passengers, but they also must deal with challenging schedules, including staggered sleep schedules, confined workspaces, and constant vigilance when in the cockpit. When pilots turn to alcohol or medications to help them deal with the stress, they…