Former Boston Maine Airways Corporation Official Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Financial Documents in 2005 Filings to DOT
On April 17, John Nadolny, of Rye, New Hampshire, the former general counsel and senior vice president of Boston Maine Airways Corporation (BMAC), Portsmouth, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Concord, New Hampshire, to a charge of falsifying documents to the Department's Office of Aviation and International Affairs in support of the airline's application for amended certification in May 2005. Air carriers seeking to acquire additional aircraft must certify that they have sufficient cash assets to make the purchase and continue operating. Nadolny falsely represented on documents submitted to the Department that the airline possessed sufficient cash assets. The investigation was initiated in August 2005 based upon a referral by the Office of Aviation and International Affairs. No sentencing date has been set.