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Texas Air-Eastern-Continental / Investigations #320736

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 17, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Contd. inspections of Eastern Airlines planes reported Report introduced.

(DC: Jacqueline Adams) Announcement by Trans. Department of safety penalties against Texas Air Corp.'s Continental Airlines, Incorporated, and extension of safety inspections of Eastern to include Continental reported [On NBC, Trans. Secretary James BURNLEY - explains procedures for safety inspections.] Criticism by Burnley of airline pilots union for flooding Federal Aviation Administration with complaints about Eastern that could not be substantiated reported [BURNLEY - calls it "anti-safety" device.] [Machinists and Aerospace Workers spokesperson Chas. BRYAN - responds to chgs.] Texas Air chairperson Frank Lorenzo reported claiming need for financial solvency.

Adams, Jacqueline;
Spencer, Susan

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