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FAA proposes $445,125 civil penalty against Horizon Air
3 May 2012

FAA proposes $445,125 civil penalty against Horizon Air

3 May 2012

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $445,125 civil penalty against Horizon Air  for allegedly operating a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft on 45 flights when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Horizon failed to comply with an airworthiness directive (AD) that required the airline to inspect for cracked or […]

FAA proposes $180,000 civil penalty against Evergreen International Airlines

21 November 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $180,000 against Evergreen International Airlines, Inc, of McMinnville, OR, for allegedly operating aircraft on seven flights in 2009 when the pilots on those flights had not been trained in accordance with the airline’s approved training program. The FAA alleged Evergreen failed to conduct […]

U.S. FAA proposes $1 Million in civil penalties against Pinnacle Airlines

21 October 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing $1,042,500 in civil penalties against Pinnacle Airlines, Inc., of Memphis, Tenn., for allegedly operating two aircraft on a combined 63 flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Pinnacle operated a Canadair Regional Jet on 23 flights between April 30 and May […]

U.S. FAA proposes $160,000 in civil penalties against SkyWest Airlines

19 October 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $160,000 against SkyWest Airlines of St. George, Utah, for allegedly operating four regional jet aircraft on four revenue passenger flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges SkyWest failed to follow its procedures for documenting cargo and baggage, […]

FAA proposes $1.9 Million civil penalty against Colgan Air

16 September 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $1,892,000 against Colgan Air, of Manassas, Va., a subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines, for allegedly allowing flight attendants to work on 172 revenue passenger flights when they were not properly trained to use the planes’ cabin fire extinguisher system. The 84 newly-hired flight attendants […]

FAA proposes $1.1 Million civil penalty against Aviation Technical Services

12 September 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $1.1 million civil penalty against Aviation Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), of Everett, Wash., for allegedly making improper repairs to 44 Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300s. The FAA alleges that ATS failed to accomplish all the work required by three FAA airworthiness directives calling for five repetitive inspections and […]

FAA proposes $590,000 civil penalty against Alaska Airlines

10 September 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $590,000 civil penalty against Alaska Airlines, Inc., of Seattle, Wash., for allegedly operating a Boeing 737-400 on 2,107 flights when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. On Jan. 18, 2010, a flight deck ceiling fire occurred in a Boeing 737-400 while it was parked […]

FAA proposes $689,800 civil penalty against Federal Express

8 July 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a civil penalty of $689,800 against Federal Express Corp. (FedEx) of Memphis for allegedly violating U.S. Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges that in 89 instances from June 13 to Sept. 4, 2009, FedEx failed to provide pilots-in-command with complete, accurate information on the […]

FAA proposes $1.05 Million civil penalty against the Boeing Company

27 June 2011

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $1,050,000 civil penalty against the Boeing Company for allegedly failing to correct a known problem in production and installation of the central passenger oxygen system in its Boeing 777 airliners. The FAA based its proposed civil penalty on inspections of nine newly assembled aircraft between April […]

FAA proposes $250,000 civil penalty against AirTran Airways

23 June 2011

 The U.S.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $250,000 civil penalty against AirTran Airways of Orlando, Fla., for allegedly operating a Boeing 737 on four passenger flights when it was not in compliance with FAA regulations. The FAA alleges Air Tran did not properly repair or test an angle-of-attack sensor on the aircraft, which warns […]