Four Airlines Fined for Providing Inaccurate Information to Passengers
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On Friday, the United States Department of Transportation levied fines against four major airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers.
According to Reuters, the airlines fined by the U.S. Department of Transportation were Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, which were accused of not providing accurate information about the compensation passengers had been eligible to receive.
The airlines were fined after passengers were reportedly not informed about how much compensation they would be entitled to if they were denied boarding against their will or had their baggage lost, damaged or delayed.
In terms of fines, the Department of Transportation announced American Airlines was handed a penalty of $45,000, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines were fined $40,000 each and United Airlines was forced to pay $35,000 in penalties.
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