Tag: hazardous materials

Warsaw Chopin Airport Was Temporarily Closed Due to Bomb Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute On April 21, Poland’s Warsaw Chopin Airport was temporarily closed after a bomb threat to an Emirates flight from Dubai. Emirates EK177 was flying to Warsaw Chopin Airport when it received a message from air traffic control about “hazardous materials” onboard. Further in the conversation with the controller, the pilot was informed it was a […]

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 $350,000 Hazmat Fine Against Amazon

Reading Time: 2 minutes FAA has proposed a $350,000 fine against Seattle-based online retail giant Amazon for allegedly violating US hazardous materials regulations pertaining to air cargo shipments. The agency also accused Amazon of having “a history of violating the hazardous materials regulations.” In a June 13 statement, FAA alleged Amazon shipped a package via United Parcel Service (UPS) […]