SeaPort Airlines, Inc. Order 2017-12-17
This consent order concerns violations of 49 U.S.C. § 40117, 14 CFR Part 158, 49 U.S.C. § 41712, and 14 CFR 399.84 by Seaport Airlines, Inc., (Seaport). The violations of section 40117 and Part 158 arise from the carrier collecting Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs) from consumers and failing to remit those PFCs to airports. The violations of section 41712 and 14 CFR 399.84 arise from the carrier’s statements on its website to consumers about its collection of PFCs. This order directs Seaport to cease and desist from future similar violations of these statutes and regulations, and assesses Seaport $40,000 in civil penalties.