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US Airways, Inc. 2011-6-2

This consent order concerns Internet advertisements by US Airways, Inc., (US Airways) that violate the advertising requirements specified in 14 CFR Part 399, as well as 49 U.S.C. § 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive practices. This order directs US Airways to cease and desist from future violations of Part 399, and section 41712 and assesses the carrier a compromise civil penalty of $45,000.

US Airways, Inc. 2010-3-5

This consent order concerns Internet advertisements by US Airways Inc., (US Airways) that violate the full fare advertisement requirements specified in 14 CFR Part 399 as well as 49 U.S.C. § 41712, which prohibits unfair and deceptive practices. This order directs US Airways to cease and desist from future violations of Part 399 and Section 41712, and assesses the carrier a compromise civil penalty of $40,000.

US Airways, Inc. 2008-12-13

This Consent Order concerns violations by US Airways, Inc., (US Airways) of the Department's oversales rule, 14 CFR Part 250, and the statutory prohibition against unfair and deceptive practices, 49 U.S.C. 5 41712. The violations stem from the carrier's failure 1) to solicit volunteers before involuntarily denying boarding to passengers on oversold flights, 2) to furnish the required written notice to passengers who were denied boarding ("bumped") involuntarily, and 3) to provide in a timely manner bumped passengers with the appropriate amount and type of denied boarding compensation (DBC). The order assesses US Airways a civil penalty of $140,000

US Airways, Inc. 2009-8-2

This consent order concerns violations by US Airways, Inc., of the Department’s code-share disclosure rule, 14 CFR Part 257, and the statutory prohibition against unfair and deceptive practices, 49 U.S.C. § 41712. The order directs US Airways to cease and desist from future violations of Part 257 and section 41712 and assesses the carrier $70,000 in civil penalties.

US Airways, Inc. 2008-2-35

This consent order concerns the display of inaccurate and misleading information on the US Airways website regarding fares for infants traveling on a parent’s lap (“lap infants”). The inaccurate display of fare information constitutes an unfair and deceptive trade practice and unfair method of competition in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 41712 and violates the full-fare advertising requirements of 14 CFR 399.84. This order directs the carrier to cease and desist from similar conduct in the future and assesses a compromise civil penalty of $100,000 under 49 U.S.C. § 46301.

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