Southwest Reinspects 44 Planes

Southwest Airlines grounded 44 planes Wednesday, marking the latest move in a heated investigation into the airline's inspection and safety practices. March 7, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it was proposing the largest fine ever imposed against a passenger airline against Southwest. The FAA proposed a $10.2 million fine because, it said, the airline failed to do required safety checks on its older aircraft. Routine checks ensure airplanes are fit to fly, but Southwest failed...Full Story
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