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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

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The U.S. Office of Special Counsel sent the report to President Joe Biden's desk Tuesday. The report points widespread blame for how the FAA handles complaints and investigations into Southwest. Southwest has been the subject of past investigations into the purchase of foreign airplanes. The FAA and Southwest Airlines did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly.

4 months ago·United States
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

Federal officials say Southwest Airlines and its pilots union have resisted some investigations into accidents and other incidents, and have pushed to close the matters quickly

4 months ago·United States
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterDALLAS (AP) — Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly.In one instance disclosed Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration cut short an investigation of a 2019 incident in Connecticut even though the agency determined that there was pilot error. …

4 months ago·Panama City, United States
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

DALLAS >> Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly.

4 months ago·Honolulu, United States
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Whistleblowers hit Southwest, FAA for lax safety practices

DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials say that Southwest Airlines and the union representing its pilots have resisted cooperating with investigations into accidents and other incidents and pushed to close the matters quickly.In one instance disclosed Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration cut short an investigation of a 2019 incident in Connecticut even though the agency determined that there was pilot error. Both wings of the Southwest jet we…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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