Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
American Eagle Airlines, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
American Airlines
Penalty: 
$900,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
November 14, 2011
Primary Offense: 
aviation consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

This consent order concerns violations of 14 CFR Part 259 and 49 U.S.C. ? 41712 involving the failure by American Eagle Airlines, Inc. to adhere to the assurances in its contingency plan for lengthy tarmac delays that the carrier would not permit a domestic flight to remain on the tarmac for more than three hours without providing passengers an opportunity to deplane.

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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