Thursday, October 15, 2009

It's not safe to fly, now you know it

Posted By on Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 3:52 PM

For all of you who prefer to say firmly grounded, here's more fodder for your aerophobia.

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to fine US Airways Group Inc. $5.4 million for allegedly flying eight planes that were not in compliance with federal maintenance and mechanical safety rules.

The FAA said Wednesday US Airways (NYSE:LCC) flew the planes between October 2008 and January 2009. Some of the aircraft were not adequately inspected while others were out of code with federal safety and mechanical directives, the FAA alleges.

Read the rest of this Charlotte Business Journal article here.

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