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Pilatus PC-12 Centre Canada, Inc. 2012-4-16
About this Order
This consent order concerns facilitation by Pilatus PC-12 Centre Canada, Inc., (PCC) (formerly V. Kelner Pilatus Center, Inc., (VKPC)), a direct air carrier,1 of unlawful conduct by Private Air, Inc., (Private Air), an indirect air carrier,2 involving the marketing, sale, and operation of charter flights between Canada and the United States in which Private Air held itself out as the operator without having the requisite economic authority. By facilitating such conduct, PCC itself engaged in unfair and deceptive trade practices and unfair methods of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712.
This order also concerns the use by PCC of a name not listed on its Canadian air taxi registration, in violation of 14 CFR 294.31.3 Such conduct constitutes a separate violation of section 41712.
This order directs PCC to cease and desist from further violations of these statutory provisions and to pay a compromise civil penalty of $20,000.