Guam Senators Send Letter to United Expressing Concern About Recent “Mechanical Issues” With the Airline’s Planes

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Guam – Senator Brant McCreadie says that he and a number of other Guam Senators have sent a letter to United Airlines expressing their concern about the recent series of mechanical issues experienced by United aircraft flying to and from Guam.

The letter to United is also signed by Senators Tony Ada, Aline Yamashita, Tommy Morrison, Chris Duenas, Dennis Rodriguez and Tina Rose Muña Barnes.

In a release, Senator McCreadie is quoted as saying that Guam residents are “rightfully concerned with the mechanical issues” and they ask United to “address the cause of the mechanical issues with the overall goal to replace the aircraft to ensure that the lives and the livelihoods of the people of Guam are not affected.”

READ the release from Senator McCreadie below:

Senator McCreadie, legislative colleagues send letter to United Airlines regarding recent aircraft issues.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2014

Senator Brant McCreadie, joined today by Senators Tony Ada, Aline Yamashita, Tommy Morrison, Chris Duenas, Dennis Rodriguez and Tina Rose Muña Barnes, sent a letter to United Airlines regarding the recent string of mechanical errors suffered by their aircraft that service Guam.

“The people of Guam are rightfully concerned with the mechanical issues that have been faced by United Airlines,” said Senator McCreadie. “My colleagues and I want to ensure that United Airlines is aware of how important an issue this is to the people of Guam.”

The senators are asking that United Airlines address the cause of the mechanical issues with the overall goal to replace the aircraft to ensure that the lives and the livelihoods of the people of Guam are not affected.

Adds Senator McCreadie, “United Airlines has been an important part of our island community for decades, and I remain confident in the airline and its employees. However, my colleagues and me echo the people of Guam’s desire that measures be taken to ensure that these mechanical issues do not worsen. We respectfully request that United Airlines take corrective measures to ensure the safety of our people.”