Federal officials seek $325,000 penalty against Southwest Airlines Co

DALLAS (TIP): Federal officials are seeking a $325,000 penalty against Southwest Airlines Co. over a faulty repair job on an AirTran jet in 2011, says an AP report. The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said the company operated a Boeing 717 on 1,140 flights after maintenance workers improperly installed a switch used to help prevent ice buildup. Dallasbased Southwest, which bought AirTran in 2011, has 30 days to respond.

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Nepal lifts ban on allowing migrant workers to Afghanistan

KATHMANDU (TIP): Nepal will allow its nationals to go to war-torn Afghanistan for work, a labour ministry official said on October 20, ending an...
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