January 8, 2013 - The Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) is proposing two civil
penalties totaling $633,000 against Trans States
Airlines, Inc., of Bridgeton, Mo., for allegedly
operating two Embraer 145 regional jets on 3,660
passenger flights while the planes did not
comply with Federal Aviation Regulations.
Trans States Airlines is the 22nd largest
American regional airline. Trans States
Airlines, along with Compass Airlines and GoJet
Airlines, is owned by Trans States Holdings and
is headquartered in Bridgeton, Missouri.
As of 2011, Trans States Airlines employed 650
people throughout North America. The airline
operates over 150 daily flights in 39 cities as
United Express for United Airlines and US
Airways Express for US Airways. In total, TSA
carried 2.1 million passengers in 2011.