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Virgin America Inc. 2012-12-20

This consent order concerns violations of 14 CFR Part 259 and 49 U.S.C. § 41712 by Virgin America Inc. (Virgin America) when it failed to inform passengers on a flight delayed at the gate for a lengthy period of time of the opportunity to deplane. This order directs Virgin America to cease and desist from future similar violations of Part 259 and section 41712 and assesses the carrier $55,000 in civil penalties.

Last updated: Monday, December 31, 2012