New York aviation accident attorney alert – American Airlines fined for federal maintenance violations

04/07/2010   American Airlines has been slapped with $1,087,500 in penalties from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for federal maintenance violations aboard certain aircrafts.  Following a thorough inspection by the FAA, it was found that the airline’s failure to uphold mandated maintenance of its jets posed potential aviation safety hazards to both crewmembers and passengers.  […]