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A compilation of rules, guidance, enforcement orders and other related information regarding aviation oversales.


Rules regarding aviation oversales
Name Document
2015 Inflation Adjustments: Oversales, Baggage and Civil Penalties View PDF
14 CFR Part 250 View Rule
April 2011 amendments View PDF


Guidance on rules for aviation oversales
Name Date Document
Reporting oversales: value of travel vouchers 04/21/2006 View PDF
Reporting of oversales: misreporting involuntary bumpings as voluntary, failing to report bumped passengers that are ineligible for compensation 11/19/1996 View PDF
Powerpoint presentation on 2011 amendments   View Presentation
Notice of enforcement policy: oversale notice for foreign carriers


View PDF

Enforcement Orders

Enforcement Orders Regarding Aviation Oversales
Name Order No. Document
Delta Air Lines, Inc. 2013-6-20 View PDF
American Airlines, Inc. 2011-2-14 View PDF
Comair 2010-7-18 View PDF
Southwest Airlines, Inc. 2010-4-14 View PDF
Spirit Airlines, Inc. 2009-9-8 View PDF
Delta Air Lines, Inc. 2009-7-7 View PDF
US Airways, Inc. 2008-12-13 View PDF
Frontier Airlines,Inc. 2008-11-1 View PDF
Northwest Airlines, Inc. 2007-6-12 View PDF


Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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