Monday, November 14, 2011

DOT Hands Down First Tarmac Delay Fine

Earlier today the Department of Transportation issued the first fine for a violation of the tarmac delay rule that took effect in April 2010. American Eagle Airlines was fined $900,000 for delays longer than three hours on 15 flights at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on May 29, 2011. The DOT press release is available here.

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