Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Airlines
Current Parent Company: 
American Airlines
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 14, 2016
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
aviation consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

This consent order concerns violations by American Airlines, Inc. (American Airlines) of 14 CFR 259.4 (the Department's tarmac delay rule), 49 U.S.C. 41712 (prohibition against unfair and deceptive practices), and 49 U.S.C. 42301 (requirement to adhere to a carrier's tarmac delay contingency plan).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Transportation Department Aviation Consumer Protection Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
airlines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
airlines
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Parent company note: 
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