Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Airlines
Current Parent Company: 
American Airlines
Penalty: 
$1,600,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 14, 2016
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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