Monday, April 20, 2015

US DOT fines airlines for Minnesota tarmac stranding

The Department of Transportation has fined three airlines $175,000 for stranding a regional jetload of passengers overnight at Rochester, Minn., last August. A full retelling by the AP of what happened and reaction from experts and passenger-rights advocates can be found at this link.

US DOT fines airlines for Minnesota tarmac stranding

The Department of Transportation has fined three airlines $175,000 for stranding a regional jetload of passengers overnight at Rochester, Minn., last August. A full retelling by the AP of what happened and reaction from experts and passenger-rights advocates can be found at this link.

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