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Additional Guidance on Airfare and Air Tour Price Advertisements

About this Document

This notice provides additional guidance to airlines and ticket agents that market prices for air transportation, air tours, or tour components in connection with air transportation regarding the full fare advertising rule. It describes several airline and ticket agent practices that the Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings (Enforcement Office) considers to violate section 399.84 and/or to be unfair and deceptive and/or an unfair method of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. 41712. The purpose of this notice is to urge voluntary compliance by airlines and ticket agents and to announce the office’s intention to pursue enforcement action where it discovers such practices, as appropriate.

Regulatory Topic: Aviation Consumer Protection
Effective Date: Monday, April 18, 2016
Issued Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012