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Avianca 2013-8-9

About this Order

This consent order concerns violations by Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. (Avianca) of 14 CFR Parts 244 and 259 and 49 U.S.C. §§ 41708 and 41712. Specifically, the carrier failed to adhere to the assurance in its contingency plan for lengthy tarmac delays that the carrier would not permit an international flight to remain on the tarmac for more than four hours without providing passengers an opportunity to deplane.

Last updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013