US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters said Friday that she will move quickly to determine why it was necessary for American Airlines to cancel 3,300 flights two weeks ago to conduct safety inspections and announced a series of steps she said will improve FAA's safety oversight system. FAA has come under intense scrutiny over the past several weeks, first for allowing Southwest Airlines to operate 46 737 Classics that were noncompliant with an agency airworthiness directive, then for ...

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