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FAA Inspections Fault Philippine Repair Station  
User currently offlineterryb99 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 291 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2261 times:

IIRC, about 15 years ago, PAL was banned from US airspace for both security and maintenance issues.

Lufthansa Technik came in, joined with Macro Aerospace, and Lufthansa Technik Philippines was born. They took over most of the maintenance for PAL, and the airline was brought back into compliance.

This latest problem surely cannot help the Philippine government getting them back to Category 1 compliance.

http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap_trave...e/us_travel_brief_aircraft_repairs

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User currently offlinecrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1957 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

Who's the hot news anchor?  

User currently offlinem404 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2231 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1876 times:
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What U.S. carriers get major work done there? I am encouraged that the FAA is actually watching the situation.


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User currently offlinefadecfault From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1636 times:

Unless this affects air fares the general public could care less.

User currently offlineairportugal310 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3720 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1585 times:

Quoting fadecfault (Reply 3):
Unless this affects air fares the general public could care less.

Probably true...out of sight, out of mind...right?



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User currently offlinehaynflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 151 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1551 times:

Here's their webpage with a list of customers:

http://www.ltp.com.ph/Pages/Content.aspx?cid=10

Mostly Asian carriers with a few European and Hawaiian being the sole US-based airline. If HA wasn't doing it's aircraft maintenance there, would the FAA even have inspected them?



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (3 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1417 times:

Quoting haynflyer (Reply 5):
would the FAA even have inspected them?

Yes... in order to maintain their FAR 145 Repair Station Certificate they must be inspected.. US customers or not.



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