This consent order concerns violations by Frontier Airlines, Inc., (Frontier) of the Department’s requirements in 14 CFR 234.11 to display on-time performance data for each domestic flight for which schedule information is available on the initial listing of flights on its website. These violations of section 234.11 also constitute unfair and deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712. This order directs Frontier to cease and desist from future violations of section 234.11 and 49 U.S.C. § 41712 and assesses the carrier $40,000 in civil penalties.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined Frontier Airlines $40,000 for failing to display on-time performance for its flights on the carrier’s Web site as required by DOT rules and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from further violations in the future.
This Consent Order concerns violations by Frontier Airlines, Inc., (Frontier) of the Department’s oversales rule, 14 CFR Part 250, and 49 U.S.C. § 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive practices, stemming from the carrier’s failure to provide cash compensation to passengers who are involuntarily denied boarding. The order assesses Frontier a civil penalty of $40,000.