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American Eagle Airlines Fined a Whopping $900,000 for Keeping Passengers Stuck on Tarmac
American Eagle Airlines Fined a Whopping $900,000 for Keeping Passengers Stuck on Tarmac
A Department of Transportation rule implemented in April 2010 prohibits airlines from keeping passengers sitting on a tarmac for more than three hours — a rule it says an American Airlines affiliate has since violated so frequently that it’s now been slapped with a $900,000 fine, the first such fine handed down since the edict took effect.