Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
United Airlines, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
United Continental
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
October 25, 2013
Primary Offense: 
aviation consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

This consent order concerns violations by United Airlines, Inc. of 14 CFR Part 259, the Department's tarmac delay rule, 49 U.S.C. ? 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive practices, and 49 U.S.C. ? 42301, which requires adherence to a carrier's tarmac delay contingency plan,when United failed to adhere to the assurances in its contingency plan for lengthy tarmac delays for thirteen flights at Chicago-O?Hare International Airport (ORD) on July 13, 2012.

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: 
Illinois
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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