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TAP Portugal Consent Order 2017-7-1

About this Order

This consent order concerns violations by TAP Portugal (TAP) of 14 CFR Part 259 and 49 U.S.C. § 41712. Specifically, TAP failed to adhere to the assurances in its contingency plan for lengthy tarmac delays regarding deplaning of passengers, provision of adequate food, and access to operable lavatories.

Last updated: Thursday, July 6, 2017