US airlines fines American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines over rule violations

Vastavam web: Three US airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to settle government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers. The Transportation Department detailed the violations and the fines levied against American Airlines Group, Delta Air Lines and Frontier Airlines in documents released late Friday.Investigators determined that Frontier involuntarily bumped passengers from overbooked flights without first seeking volunteers or providing proper compensation. The government also found that Frontier failed to assist disabled passengers. American agreed to pay USD 250,000. Delta will pay USD 200,000. Frontier agreed to a USD 400,000 fine.