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Four fines for violation of hazmat regulations

The USA’s federal aviation administration is proposing to fine four companies for allegedly violating hazardous materials regulations. The first company – British Airways- is said to have requested American Airlines to carry a cardboard box containing a chemical oxygen generator aboard a passenger aircraft from London (UK) to Dallas/Fort Worth TX (USA) on 4 August 2012. Oxygen generators are extremely flammable and are forbidden as cargo aboard passenger aircraft. The proposed penalty for this will be USD 195,000.

Source: ITJ (International Transport Journal). Read news here

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