WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration has
accused American Airlines of safety and drug-testing violations.
The agency says the Texas-based airlines returned two aircraft
into service after pilots reported safety problems. The FAA says
two MD-83 airliners were flown 58 times in violation of federal
The FAA also cited the airline for deficiencies in its drug and
alcohol testing programs.
The agency is seeking more than $7 million in penalties from the
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