Southwest Airlines reportedly is under investigation by FAA for another possible safety violation related to aircraft maintenance. Multiple media reports cited sources with knowledge of the probe and The Dallas Morning News stated that FAA's Fort Worth office confirmed it but declined to provide details. According to reports, FAA is investigating whether a Seattle-based repair station contracted by the LCC used unapproved procedures to repair as many as 44 737s that then operated more than ...

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