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Airline Passenger Protections

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DOT 61-13


DOT Fines Korean Air for Violating International Baggage Liability Rule.  The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has assessed a civil penalty of $60,000 against Korean Air for limiting its liability for mishandling checked baggage to an...

Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections

The Department of Transportation is issuing a final rule to improve the air travel environment for consumers by: increasing the number of carriers that are required to adopt tarmac delay contingency plans and the airports at which they must adhere to the plan’s terms; increasing the number of...