US FAA proposes fines against Continental, Eagle

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. aviation regulators on
Wednesday proposed fines of $275,000 against Continental
Airlines and $330,000 against American Eagle for alleged
maintenance violations.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Continental, now
merged with United Airlines (UAL.N: ), operated two Boeing Co
(BA.N: ) 737 aircraft equipped with incorrect landing gear parts
on 73 flights.

The FAA said American Eagle operated a regional jet on 12
flights with broken seats and armrests. American Eagle is the
regional affiliate of American Airlines (AMR.N: ).
(Reporting by John Crawley; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)

US FAA proposes fines against Continental, Eagle