American Airlines Fined $7M For Safety Problems

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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
safety regulations.
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

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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