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Internal FAA Survey Shows Inspectors Concerned About Southwest



An internal survey of employees at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration revealed concerns that the agency is being too lenient on Southwest Airlines over safety violations. The survey, obtained by the [Wall Street Journal](, showed that about three-quarters of respondents said the FAAs Dallas office hasnt improved its oversight of Southwest.
Multiple federal agencies and the U.S. Senate have documented concerns in recent years over the agencys handling of Southwest.
Responses to the survey alleged that FAA managers dismissed concerns from inspectors in favor of keeping the airline happy, the Journal reported.