Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Monday, 09.01.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
 20  21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Apr 03,2008
Safety review prompts probe of 4 airlines
by UPI

WASHINGTON -- Four U.S. airlines are being investigated for failing to meet federal safety orders, said officials who this week released audit findings of several airlines.

Southwest, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines have grounded dozens of planes and called off hundreds of flights for safety checks and adjustments, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

Maintenance issues and insufficient government regulations found in March at Southwest Airlines prompted the review of dozens of U.S. airlines, officials said.

Along with airline safety regulation crack downs, the Federal Aviation Administration is working to conclude 75 out of 2,000 investigations of students accused of using unlawful aviation mechanic certifications to land important jobs in the aviation business, USA Today reported.

There are only a "handful" of suspected students who haven't been found since the investigation began in 1999, FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown told the newspaper. The mechanics were suspected in line with a federal prosecution of St. George Aviation, the Florida institution that gave out the certificates.

Copyright © 2008, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

900 times read

Related news
Airlines: Bedding with the FAA by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch posted on Mar 28,2008

FAA reassigns manager in Southwest matter by UPI posted on Apr 08,2008

Safety check urged for regional airlines by UPI posted on Feb 07,2008

Alaska Airlines reports wing-flap problems by UPI posted on Mar 06,2008

FAA must tighten aircraft inspections by The Detroit News posted on Mar 14,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 29 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?