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FAA: Failure to Follow Airworthiness Directive Will Cost American Airlines A Record $24.2 Million

On August 26, 2010, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it has proposed a $24.2 million civil penalty against American Airlines Inc. for failing to correctly follow an Airworthiness Directive involving the maintenance of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft. This … Continue reading


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