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baggage compensation

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines Fined for Providing Inaccurate Information about Bumping Compensation, Baggage Liability

 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers about how much compensation they could potentially receive for being denied boarding against their will, or “bumped” on oversold flights, and for lost, damaged, or delayed baggage.  Alaska Airlines was fined $40,000, American Airlines was fined $45,000, Southwest Airlines was fined $40,000, and...