The FAA said Monday it is suggesting a fine of nearly $548,000 for the Honolulu-based airline. Airline and FAA officials say the company asked for an informal meeting to discuss the matter.
The agency says Hawaiian didn’t comply with a 2000 directive that established inspections of specific engine thrust reverser components. FAA officials say Hawaiian operated a Boeing 767-300 on more than 5,000 flights without complying with the directive.
The agency says a 2012 inspection found Hawaiian records wrongly said the directive didn’t apply to the aircraft.
An airline spokeswoman declined comment on the allegations but says Hawaiian’s first priority is safety.
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