Compañía Panameña de Aviación Order 2018-3-20
This consent order concerns violations by Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A. (Copa) of 14 CFR Part 259 and 49 U.S.C. § 41712. Copa failed to adhere to the assurances in its contingency plan for lengthy tarmac delays to provide adequate food within two hours after arrival and to provide operable lavatories during a tarmac delay. This order directs Copa to cease and desist from future similar violations of 14 CFR Part 259 and 49 U.S.C. § 41712 and assesses the carrier $25,000 in civil penalties.