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February 9, 2010

Aviation attorney Mary Schiavo interviewed for PBS investigative report on airline safety

Motley Rice attorney and former Department of Transportation Inspector General Mary Schiavo speaks with PBS for their FRONTLINE investigative report entitled Flying Cheap about the safety concerns and controversy regarding major airlines that outsource flights to smaller, regional carriers. This investigation details the Continental Flight 3407 plane crash that occurred in Buffalo, NY on February 12, 2009 and reports on similar incidents that may be indicative of a changing airline industry willing to sacrifice passenger safety for financial gain.

Read Mary Schiavo's extended interview with PBS.

View the full investigative PBS FRONTLINE program.