January 7, 2016: United assessed civil penalties of $2 million for violations of 14 CFR Part 382 (failing to provide passengers with a disability with enplaning and deplaning assistance)
January 7, 2016: United assessed civil penalties of $750,000 for violations of 14 CFR Part 259 (tarmac delay rule); 49 U.S.C. § 42301 (adherence to a carrier's emergency contingency plan); and 49 U.S.C. § 41712 (unfair and deceptive practices)
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