Tag: civil penalty

FAA Proposes $869,125 Civil Penalty Against Compass Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $869,125 civil penalty against Compass Airlines, LLC, of St. Louis, Mo., for allegedly failing to provide flight crews with complete weather information. The FAA alleges the company, which does business as Delta Connection, operated 47 flights between May 18, 2015 and June 19, 2015 […]

FAA Proposes $435 000 Civil Penalty Against United Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $435,000 civil penalty against United Airlines for allegedly operating an aircraft that was not in an airworthy condition. The FAA alleges that on June 9, 2014, United mechanics replaced a fuel pump pressure switch on a Boeing 787 in response to a problem that […]

FAA Proposes Fourth Hazmat Fine Against Amazon This Year

Reading Time: 1 minute FAA has proposed a $78,000 civil penalty against Seattle-based Amazon for allegedly violating US hazardous materials regulations, the fourth time this year FAA has alleged the online retail giant has violated hazmat rules. Regarding the latest proposed penalty, FAA alleged that Amazon offered FedEx Express “an undeclared shipment containing a flammable liquid for air transportation” […]

FAA Proposes $892,500 Civil Penalty Against Air Methods Corp.

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes an $892,500 civil penalty against Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., for allegedly operating an Airbus EC-135 helicopter on passenger-carrying flights when it was not airworthy. The FAA alleges that during a Nov. 4, 2014 inspection in Tampa, Fla., an FAA inspector discovered that the […]