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Aerovias de Intergración Regional, AIRES S.A. 2011-10-2

This consent order involves violations by Aerovias de Intergración Regional, AIRES, S.A. (AIRES) of Article 17 of the Montreal Convention (Convention)1 and the statutory prohibition against unfair and deceptive trade practices, 49 U.S.C. § 41712, in connection with monetary claims resulting from the loss of checked baggage and the pilferage of certain items out of checked baggage on flights to and from the United States. It directs AIRES to cease and desist from future similar violations of Article 17 and section 41712, and assesses the carrier a compromise civil penalty of $25,000.