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October 1, 1985
Eastern Airlines named Jose Smith senior vice president-sales and services, a new position, with responsibility for ground operations at more than 100 airports in the United States, Canada and Bermuda, and Edward F. Upton, vice president-operations services, responsible for engineering and maintenance. Other appointments: Jerry E. Losness, vice president and controller-financial operations; Donald P.
BUSINESS
August 7, 1990 | From Reuters
Eastern Airlines and eight of its managers Monday pleaded not guilty to federal charges that they intimidated mechanics into doctoring records to falsely show that scheduled repairs on Eastern aircraft were made. The bankrupt unit of Continental Airlines Holdings Inc. and the employees entered their pleas before U.S. District Court Judge I. Leo Glasser in Brooklyn.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1990 | ROBERT E. DALLOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eastern Airlines, already in deep financial trouble, said Tuesday that the company and some of its executives will be indicted on charges of falsifying maintenance and safety records. It would be the first time that an airline has been criminally charged with violating safety regulations. The indictment, which is expected to be disclosed officially today, was announced to reporters by Martin R. Shugrue Jr., the airline's court-appointed trustee in bankruptcy.
BUSINESS
July 26, 1990 | ROBERT E. DALLOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal grand jury indicted Eastern Airlines and 10 current and former employees Wednesday for allegedly failing to perform mandatory maintenance on airliners and for falsifying maintenance records to make it appear that the work had been done. In a 60-count indictment, the government said the troubled airline's motivation was "to avoid costly flight delays and cancellations." The indictments were announced by Andrew J. Maloney, U.S.
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