Violations

Furious Air France Workers Attack Executives Over Job Cuts

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Furious Air France Workers Attack Executives Over Job Cuts

About 100 Air France employees stormed a management and union official meeting on October 5, after the airline announced plans to shed 2,900 jobs in the next 2 years. The airline, which is struggling to compete with global rivals, announced job cuts after failing to convince its pilots to work longer hours on same... »

Intoxicated Driver Enters Phoenix Runway

Saturday, November 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Intoxicated Driver Enters Phoenix Runway

What: unauthorized vehicle Where: Phoenix Sky Harbor When: Nov 16, 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: Reports say that Koko Nicole Anderson was intoxicated on drugs when the car she was driving barged through a partially closed gate and onto a runway while driving with her two month old child in the car. The gate... »

David Disiere Southlake Aviation Awarded $32-Million Damages in Congo Gold Smuggling Case

Monday, September 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

In a civil trial that sounded like a real life James Bond spy novel, a Dallas County Jury awarded Southlake Aviation, owned by Dallas business executive David Disiere, $32.4 million in damages against Houston based oil company, CAMAC International, its subsidiary CAMAC Aviation, and Mickey Lawal CAMAC’s Vice President of African Operations. The case... »

DOT Press Release: Travel Agency Fined

Friday, November 13, 2009
By George Hatcher

Office of Public Affairs DOT 178-09 Thursday, November 12, 2009 Contact: Bill Mosley Tel.: (202) 366-4570 DOT Administrative Law Judge Approves Ultimate Fares Settlement The internet travel agency Ultimate Fares has been fined $600,000 and its owner $30,000 for violations of advertising regulations under a settlement approved by a U.S. Department of Transportation Administrative... »

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  • Air crews shouldn't leave seatbelt sign on too long, says safety expert - Come to think of it, this could be true. https://t.co/xa7JDX4VkX
    about 7 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Montreal due to Engine Trouble https://t.co/jl5KV65EX3
    about 14 hours ago
  • U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia https://t.co/B8qu9cVkXQ
    about 14 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India https://t.co/34D4rhjHrs
    about 14 hours ago
  • British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt https://t.co/2FfQv4rJGZ
    about 14 hours ago