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Virgin America, Inc. 2008-4-32

About this Order

This consent order concerns Virgin America, Inc.’s (Virgin America) advertisement and sale of proposed new air service prior to the carrier obtaining effective economic authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) in violation of 14 CFR 201.5, which also violated 49 U.S.C. § 41712, the statutory prohibition on unfair and deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition. The order assesses a compromise civil penalty of $25,000 and directs the carrier to cease and desist from further violations.

Last updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2008