FAA Proposes $275,000 Civil Penalty Against Atlas Airlines

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $275,000 civil penalty against Atlas Airlines of Purchase, N.Y., for allegedly operating a Boeing 747 after performing improper maintenance on the aircraft. The FAA alleges that Atlas maintenance workers improperly repaired the plane’s landing gear after it would not retract on departure from Sydney, … [Read more…]