09 Jul '11, 4am

Australia's Jetstar under investigation after records mix-up results in some planes missing routine inspections

Australia's Jetstar under investigation after records mix-up results in some planes missing routine inspections

Australia's aviation regulator said on Saturday it had launched a review of maintenance at budget airline Jetstar, a Qantas offshoot, in the wake of another low-cost carrier being grounded. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM SYDNEY - AUSTRALIA'S aviation regulator said on Saturday it had launched a review of maintenance at budget airline Jetstar, a Qantas offshoot, in the wake of another low-cost carrier being grounded. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Casa) said it was examining aircraft and conducting checks at Jetstar after a records mix-up resulted in some planes missing routine inspections. Jetstar reported the issue to Casa late last week and a review would take place in the next few days, said the regulator's spokesman Peter Gibson. 'We've had a detailed briefing from them on what happened and what they've done since. We certainly don't believe there were any immediate ...

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