About this Order
This consent order concerns unauthorized foreign air transportation by China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (China Eastern) in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41301, arising from China Eastern’s marketing and sale of unauthorized codeshare flights operated by another foreign air carrier that did not hold proper authority from the Department. Violations of section 41301 also constitute unfair and deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712. This order directs China Eastern to cease and desist from such further violations and assesses a compromise civil penalty of $40,000.