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Horizon Air Slapped With One Million Dollar Fine

August 8th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Horizon Air Slapped With One Million Dollar Fine

SEATTLE – The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a civil penalty of $1,005,000 against Horizon Air of Seattle, for allegedly operating 22 Bombardier DHC-8-402 turboprop airliners on more than 186,000 revenue flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.

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FAA Announces Category 1 Safety Rating for Nigeria

August 23rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Announces Category 1 Safety Rating for Nigeria

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced that Nigeria has achieved a Category 1 rating under the FAA’s International Aviation Safety Assessment program, which means that Nigeria complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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Hillsboro Aviation Faces $580,000 Civil Penalty

August 16th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Hillsboro Aviation Faces $580,000 Civil Penalty

SEATTLE – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $580,000 civil penalty against Hillsboro Aviation, Inc., of Hillsboro, Ore., for allegedly performing improper repairs, deliberately falsifying maintenance records and operating a helicopter in a reckless manner.

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FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Five Companies

July 16th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Five Companies

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing to assess civil penalties ranging from $50,000 to $70,000 against five companies for alleged violation of the Federal Aviation Regulations or Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations.

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FAA Proposes New Policy on Antidepressants for Pilots

April 2nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Proposes New Policy on Antidepressants for Pilots

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it will consider the special issuance of a medical certificate to pilots who are taking medication for mild to moderate depression, conditions that now bar them from all flying duties.

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FAA Proposes $1.45 Million Civil Penalty against Northwest Airlines

March 23rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Proposes $1.45 Million Civil Penalty against Northwest Airlines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $1.45 million civil penalty against Northwest Airlines for operating a number of its Boeing 757 aircraft without proper windshield wiring inspections.

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FAA Proposes $300,000 Civil Penalty Against American Airlines

March 18th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Proposes $300,000 Civil Penalty Against American Airlines

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it is proposing a $300,000 civil penalty on American Airlines for a maintenance violation.

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FAA Ordered to Pay Air Carrier More Than $121,000

March 14th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Ordered to Pay Air Carrier More Than $121,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a record breaking decision issued March 4, 2010, the National Transportation Safety Board denied the Federal Aviation Administration’s appeal challenging a decision by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to pay Air Trek, Inc., a Florida-based air ambulance operator, attorney fees and expenses in the amount of $120,169.35

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American Airlines Facing Fines for Maintenance Violations

March 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on American Airlines Facing Fines for Maintenance Violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking to collect three proposed civil penalties totaling $787,500 from American Airlines for maintenance violations.

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Forecast Links Aviation Activity and National Economic Growth

March 9th, 2010 by admin, 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Aviation Administration is forecasting that key airspace safety and efficiency modernization efforts will play a vital role in spurring long-term sustained growth in air travel and the nation’s overall economic health.

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