US Transportation Department watchdog to audit FAA over United Airlines maintenance practices

By Thomson Reuters May 9, 2024 | 10:13 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s watchdog will audit the Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight of United Airlines maintenance practices, the Office of Inspector General said on Thursday.

“Specifically, we will evaluate FAA’s actions to address maintenance non-compliances and violations at the air carrier,” the office said on its website.

(Reporting by Jasper Ward; Editing by Caitlin Webber)