Air Jamaica to pay US over violations

| 09/10/2009

(CaribWorldNews): Jamaica`s already heavily indebted aircraft, Air Jamaica,will have to shell out US$180,000 to Uncle Sam.  The carrier has been forced to pay up to resolve a civil action by the U.S. attorney`s office in Brooklyn over maintenance issues that eventually led to an aircraft making an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York in December 2001. The U.S. Attorney`s Office of the Eastern District of New York announced yesterday that the action arose out of Air Jamaica`s `negligent maintenance of one of its aircraft` which resulted in the emergency landing.

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  1. Anonymouse says:

    I had at least three of those Airbus emergency landings.with Air Jamaica They are as frequent as flat tires on cars.

  2. Joe Average says:

    i seem to recall ??several??  emergency landings.. by u.s. air carriers.

    it’s a long list actually.

    I don’t care if they fix them.  i like the colors.

    dirty tricks