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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Southwest Airlines Can Use Planes That Missed Inspection

Southwest Airlines Can Use Planes That Missed Inspection

"Southwest grounded 128 planes -- about one-fifth of its fleet-Tues after discovering the missed inspections, airlines officials said.

According to a statement by the airline, the Boeing 737-700 jets were found to have overflown a required check.

After discovering the missed inspection, the airline notified federal safety regulators and developed a plan to complete the overdue checks. Southwest ended up canceling about 80 flights Tuesday as a result of the situation, the airline announced" http://abcnews.go.com/US/southwest-airlines-grounds-planes-due-missed-inspections/story?id=29206347