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Press Releases

March 22, 2024

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $146,500 civil penalty against Spirit Airlines of Miramar, Florida, for allegedly violating the Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations. 

The FAA alleges Spirit employees offered five separate shipments containing compressed oxygen cylinders to FedEx for air transportation from Detroit to New York in August and September 2022. 

November 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a $120,000 civil penalty against Braille Battery, Inc., of Sarasota, Fla., for alleged hazardous materials violations.  

April 9, 2021
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $1,562,990 civil penalty against the City of Anniston Ala., for alleged safety violations at Anniston Regional Airport. The FAA alleges that from March 1, 2019 to March 13, 2020 the City, among
May 20, 2020
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $5.89 million civil penalty against Humes McCoy Aviation of Atlanta, Ga., for conducting hundreds of allegedly illegal charter flights. The FAA alleges Humes McCoy operated a Cessna Caravan,
January 24, 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $120,000 civil penalty against UPS, Inc., of Atlanta, GA, for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials regulations. The FAA alleges that UPS, performing a shipper function, knowingly offered
June 7, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C.  — The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $97,500 civil penalty against Agrarflug Helilift GMBH & Co. of Ahlen, Germany, for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on Mar. 30, 2017,
August 10, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $126,000 civil penalty against RAE-I.T. Asset Management, LLC, of Ocala, Fla., for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on May 24, 2017, the company
July 18, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $160,500 civil penalty against Woodioso Technology Limited of Hong Kong for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on January 3, 2017, Woodioso
February 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC– The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $63,750 civil penalty against J&J Tech Group of Miami for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on February 22, 2017, two passengers affiliated with the
January 19, 2018
WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $54,000 civil penalty against True Value Company of Jonesboro, Ga., for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The FAA alleges that on May 10, 2017, True Value offered a