US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters said yesterday that FAA has accepted recommendations from the independent review team, composed of nongovernment experts, that she established and dispatched in April to conduct reviews of US airlines' safety programs (ATWOnline, April 21) following revelations about Southwest Airlines' noncompliance with an agency airworthiness directive. Peters said that in line with the review team's advice, FAA "will have guidance in place by the end of the year to ...

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