Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Today’s proposed penalty dates back to challenges
we experienced during the integration of maintenance systems and
processes on flights that occurred in 2008 and January 2009. Our
team worked cooperatively with the FAA to investigate and correct
any discrepancies to the FAA’s satisfaction.
Over the past nine months, we and the FAA have completed
a formal review of our aircraft maintenance tracking systems as
well as a comprehensive review of our maintenance program. This
collaborative process included efforts to identify the issues,
drill down to find the root cause and develop comprehensive
Source: Statement from US Airways
responding to a $5.4 million penalty proposed Wednesday by the
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