American, Delta Hit With Fines For Extended Tarmac Delays

Credit: Rob Finlayson
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Feb. 28 handed down fines of $1 million to American Airlines and $750,000 to Delta Air Lines for subjecting passengers to extended tarmac delays at airports across the U.S. over the last several years. Under DOT’s Tarmac Delay Rule, U.S...

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