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American Airlines, Inc. 2011-2-14

About this Order

This consent order concerns violations of 49 U.S.C. § 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive trade practices and unfair methods of competition, by American Airlines, Inc., (American) for failure to disclose the amount of fees and use restrictions on travel vouchers offered and provided as denied boarding compensation (DBC) to passengers who volunteered to give up their seats in oversales situations. This consent order directs American to cease and desist from such further violations and assesses American a compromise civil penalty of $90,000.

Last updated: Monday, February 28, 2011