About this Order
This consent order concerns unlawful conduct by Private Air, Inc., (Private Air) in which the company held itself out as a direct air carrier,1 when it was not, and engaged in foreign air transportation as an indirect air carrier2 without the economic authority to do so, in contravention of 49 U.S.C. § 41301. These violations also constituted unfair and deceptive trade practices and unfair methods of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712.
This order directs Private Air to cease and desist from further violations of these statutory provisions and it assesses a compromise civil penalty of $25,000.