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A compilation of rules, guidance, enforcement orders and other related information regarding aviation advertising.


Rules on Aviation Advertising
Name Document
14 CFR 399.84 View Rule


Guidance on Aviation Advertising
Name Date Document
Price Increases for Ancillary Services Not Purchased With Ticket 12/28/2011 View MS Word
Advertising air fares on social media sites 10/3/2011 View PDF
Disclosure of airfare variations: web vs. other sources, surcharges that may be listed separately in advertisements 11/4/2004 View PDF
Advertising: "free" tickets, disclosure of fees 9/3/2003 View PDF
Foreign Air Carriers; Unfair and Deceptive Advertising; Enforcement Policy 9/24/1997 View PDF

Enforcement Orders

Enforcement Orders on Aviation Advertising
Name Order No. Document
Benjamin Edelman v. American Airlines 2018-5-32 View PDF
Vietnam Airlines 2018-5-29 View PDF
TAME Linea Aerea del Ecuador 2018-5-26 View PDF
Benjamin Edelman and Jason Steele v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. 2017-3-19 View PDF
Benjamin Edelman v. Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited 2017-3-18 View PDF
Frontier Airlines 2016-12-5 View PDF
Aeroenlaces Nacionales, S.A. de CV ta VivaAerobus 2016-5-3 View PDF
British Airways PLC  2016-3-9 View PDF
Porter Escapes, Inc. 2016-3-8 View PDF
Porter Escapes, Inc. 2016-3-7 View PDF
Middle East Airlines Airliban Order 2015-11-4 View PDF
SriLankan Airlines Limited 2015-5-1 View PDF
Fareportal Inc. d/b/a Cheapoair 2015-3-5 View PDF
Air Europa Lineas Aereas, S.A.U.                                2015-2-3 View PDF
Lufthansa German Airlines 2015-1-17 View PDF
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited 2014-10-14 View PDF
Dismissal Order British Airways PLC 2014-9-2 View PDF
Voyager Travel LLC and Brian Mickelson Consent Order 2014-8-9 View PDF
Delta Air Lines, Inc. 2014-7-7 View PDF
Southwest Airlines, Co. 2014-5-13 View PDF
Global Target International Inc., d/b/a GTS Globotours 2014-2-14 View PDF
Airtrade International, Inc., d/b/a Vayama 2014-1-9 View PDF
Laurus Travel, Inc 2013-12-7 View PDF
Third Party Complaint of Benjamin Edelman v. American Airlines, Inc. 2013-12-6 View PDF
American Airlines, Inc. 2013-11-6 View PDF
Alpha Media Group, LLC, d/b/a AlphaFlightGuru Order 2013-9-19 View PDF
Raj Travel, Incorporated 2013-9-1 View PDF
Third Party Complaint of Benjamin Edelman v. Cathay Pacific Airways Limited 2013-8-23 View PDF
Hipmunk, Inc. 2013-8-8 View PDF
Frontier Airlines, Inc. 2013-7-28 View PDF
Bloomspot, Inc. 2013-7-27 View PDF
Southwest Airlines Co. 2013-7-20 View PDF
JetBlue Airways Corporation 2013-6-20 View PDF
AirTran Airways, Inc. 2013-5-14 View PDF
Legendary Journeys, Inc. 2012-1-16 View PDF
World Travel Network, LLC 2012-12-19 View PDF
Eros Group, Inc. 2012-12-17 View PDF
STI Travel, LLC 2012-11-27 View PDF
Société Air France 2012-11-1 View PDF
I-Jet Aviation, LLC 2012-10-20 View PDF
Worldwide Travel, Inc. 2012-10-13 View PDF
734758 Ontario, Limited dba FlightNetwork 2012-10-4 View PDF
British Airways Plc 2012-10-1 View PDF
Solar Tours, Inc. 2012-9-19 View PDF
JSC Aeroflot 2012-9-1 View PDF
Travel Today, Inc. 2012-8-34 View PDF
Aerolineas Argentinas, S.A. 2012-8-33 View PDF
Royal Jordanian Airlines 2012-8-28 View PDF
Philippine Airlines, Inc. 2012-8-3 View PDF
Pacific For Less, Inc. 2012-8-2 View PDF LP 2012-7-30 View PDF
Trip Advisor, LLC. 2012-7-16 View PDF
Vision Airlines, Inc. 2012-7-13 View PDF
Air India 2012-5-4 View PDF
Qantas Airways Limited 2012-3-1 >View PDF
Unister USA, LLC 2012-2-23 View PDF
Allegiant Air, LLC 2012-2-10 View PDF
Aviation Services, Ltd. d/b/a Freedom Air 2012-1-22 View PDF
Finnair Plc 2012-1-21 View PDF
Asiana Airlines 2012-1-14 View PDF
Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. 2012-1-13 View PDF
Icelandair Group 2012-1-8 View PDF
Imagine Tours & Travel, L.L.C. 2012-1-5 View PDF
AirTran Airways, Inc. 2012-1-1 View PDF
SkyWest Airlines, Inc. 2011-11-25 View PDF
Spirit Airlines, Inc. 2011-11-23 View PDF
LAN Airlines, S.A. 2011-10-18 View PDF
South African Airways PTY Limited 2011-10-12 View PDF
Destination Southern African, Inc. and Destination Southern Advertising Africa d/b/a South African Airways Vacations 2011-10-11 View PDF
Orbitz Worldwide, LLC 2011-10-5 View PDF
Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd. 2011-9-18 View PDF
JetBlue Airways, Ltd. 2011-8-25 View PDF
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited 2011-8-21 View PDF
Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise 2011-8-20 View PDF
Air Canada 2011-8-8 View PDF
LBF Travel, Inc. 2011-6-34 View PDF
Globester, LLC 2011-6-33 View PDF
China Airlines, Ltd. 2011-6-20 View PDF
TACA International Airlines, S.A. 2011-6-5 View PDF
US Airways, Inc. 2011-6-2 View PDF
Continental Airlines, Inc. 2011-6-1 View PDF
OpenSkies SAS 2011-4-26 View PDF
Expedia, Inc. 2011-4-18 View PDF
Cayman Airways, Ltd. 2011-3-25 View PDF
Tour Beyond, Inc., d/b/a China Spree Travel 2011-2-6 View PDF
Virgin America, Inc. 2011-2-5 View PDF
Aerovias de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (Aeromexico) 2011-1-1 View PDF
The COMM Group Inc. 2010-12-20 View PDF
Caribbean Airlines Limited 2010-12-4 View PDF
Compania Panamena de Aviacion d/b/a Copa Airlines, Inc. 2010-11-15 View PDF
Unique Vacations 2010-11-7 View PDF
Alaska Airlines, Inc. 2010-10-24 View PDF
Educational Opportunities Tours, Inc. 2010-10-14 View PDF
Pacific Holidays, Inc. 2010-10-8 View PDF
MN Airlines, LLC d/b/a Sun Country Airlines 2010-9-25 View PDF
China Focus, Inc., d/b/a China Focus Travel 2010-9-6 View PDF
Lion World Travel Ltd. d/b/a South African Airways Vacations 2010-9-5 View PDF
Nuevo Mundo Travel Agency Inc. 2010-7-17 View PDF
Sceptre Tours, Inc. 2010-6-23 View PDF
Delta Air Lines, Inc. 2010-5-30 View PDF
AirTran Airways 2010-5-29 View PDF
Prestige Cruise Holdings Inc. 2010-4-1 View PDF
US Airways, Inc. 2010-3-5 View PDF
Southern Sky Air & Tours, LLC d/b/a Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours 2010-2-16 View PDF
United Air Lines 2010-1-13 View PDF
Costa Cruise Lines, N.V. 2009-9-3 View PDF
United Air Lines 2009-8-17 View PDF
Continental Airlines 2009-8-3 View PDF
Gate 1 Ltd. 2009-7-5 View PDF
Condor Flugdienst GmbH 2009-4-1 View PDF
Liberty Travel, Inc. 2009-2-9 View PDF
Air Jamaica, Ltd. 2008-12-25 View PDF
JTB Corporation d/b/a JTB USA, Inc. 2008-12-24 View PDF
Spirit Airlines, Inc. 2008-12-14 View PDF
Allegiant Air, Inc. 2008-9-18 View PDF
Flight Centre USA, Inc. 2008-7-5 View PDF
AHI International d/b/a AHI Travel and Alumni Holidays 2008-3-5 View PDF
US Airways, Inc. 2008-2-35 View PDF
Ritz Tours, Inc. 2008-2-22 View PDF
Pacific Delight Tours, Inc. 2008-2-13 View PDF
Vantage Deluxe World Travel 2007-12-18 View PDF
Group Voyagers, Inc. 2007-11-13 View PDF
Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana, S.A. 2007-9-21 View PDF
Viking River Cruises, Inc. 2007-8-25 View PDF
Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. 2007-8-24 View PDF
Uniworld River Cruises, Inc. 2007-8-23 View PDF
United Air Lines, Inc. 2007-2-13 View PDF
Air Canada 2007-1-10 View PDF
Alitalia 2006-12-2 View PDF
China Airlines, Ltd. 2006-12-1 View PDF
Israir Airlines and Tourism, Ltd. 2006-11-13 View PDF
Aloha Airlines, Inc. 2006-11-2 View PDF LP 2006-10-4 View PDF
TACA International Airlines, S.A. 2006-9-19 View PDF
Grand Circle Corporation, d/b/a Grand Circle Travel and d/b/a Overseas Adventure Travel 2006-7-23 View PDF
Compania Mexicana de Aviacion S.A. de C.V. 2006-4-18 View PDF
Simmons Air, Inc. 2006-3-18 View PDF
Ceres Group, LLC, d/b/a Team Flight Support and Joseph A. DePaulis 2005-11-6 View PDF
ATA Airlines, Inc. 2005-10-11 View PDF
El AI Israel Airlines, Ltd. 2005-10-6 View PDF
Société Air France 2005-7-3 View PDF
Grand Casinos, Inc. 2005-5-15 View PDF
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) 2005-5-13 View PDF
Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air, Inc. 2004-10-19 View PDF
Frontier Airlines, Inc. 2004-8-7 View PDF
AAA Washington/Inland 2004-8-2 View PDF
Aer Lingus Limited 2004-5-9 View PDF
Lyn-Lea Travel Corp. d/b/a First Class International Travel Management 2004-2-20 View PDF
Consorcio Aviacsa S.A. de C.V. 2004-2-11 View PDF
TFI Tours International, Ltd. 2004-2-5 View PDF
JetBlue Airways, Inc. 2004-2-4 View PDF
Spirit Airlines, Inc. 2003-12-26 View PDF
National Leisure Group, Inc. 2003-12-18 View PDF
US Airways, Inc. 2003-9-26 View PDF
Air Jamaica, Ltd. 2003-9-5 View PDF 2003-8-7 View PDF
America West Airlines, Inc. 2003-7-39 View PDF
British Airways, PLC 2003-6-29 View PDF
Hobbit Travel, Inc. 2003-6-16 View PDF
Icelandair, Inc. 2003-4-9 View PDF
Viação Aérea Rio-Grandense, S.A. 2003-2-4 View PDF
A Better Airfare, LLC 2003-1-12 View PDF
MLT Vacations, Inc. 2002-12-19 View PDF
Aerolineas Argentinas, S.A. 2002-12-12 View PDF
My Travel North America 2002-10-27 View PDF
Cheap Seats, Inc. 2002-10-21 View PDF
Hotwire, Inc. 2002-10-7 View PDF
Cheap Tickets, Inc. 2002-5-30 View PDF, L.P. 2002-3-28 View PDF, Incorporated 2002-3-23 View PDF
Last updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2021