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Mayor of famous Mont Saint-Michel given suspended jail sentence, fined 30000...

The mayor of the world-famous Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy was handed a six-month suspended sentence and fined 30,000 euros on Wednesday for positioning a bus stop so that millions of tourists would

Colgan Air faces $153K fine for not giving pilots enough rest

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Aviation Administration wants to fine commuter jet operator Colgan Air for flying planes three years ago without giving crew members enough rest.

AAPR applauds American Eagle’s $900,000 fine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Association for Airline Passenger Rights, (AAPR) applauded the U.S.

US cruise tourist busted with pot in Bermuda

In Magistrates Court this morning [Sept.22], 35-year-old American tourist Gabriel Rivera pleaded guilty to possession of 6.0 grams of cannabis.

EVA airline to pay $13.2 million criminal fine

The U.S. Justice Department says EVA Airways Corp. has agreed to pay a $13.2 million criminal fine for a price-fixing conspiracy that has implicated 22 companies in the air cargo industry.

Condor airline fined for price-fixing

Germany's Federal Cartel Office has fined Condor airline euro1.2 million (1.6 million) for illegally fixing prices on the flights between Germany and Turkey.

FAA to slap American Airlines with biggest-ever fine

The U.S. government on Thursday proposed to fine American Airlines $24.2 million for alleged maintenance violations that led to thousands of flight cancellations two years ago.

Northwest to pay $38M for its role in price-fixing plot

Northwest Airlines agreed to pay $38 million reparation after pleading guilty to fixing air-cargo shipments prices.

Aviation news: FAA fines Continental Airlines $230K for violating maintenance regulations

Continental Airlines Inc was fined $230,000 on Tuesday by U.S. aviation authorities for flying a jetliner that was not in compliance with maintenance regulations.

United Airlines investigated over delayed flights

US regulators have said they will have to decide whether to fine United Airlines for leaving passengers in idling planes for more than three hours.

FAA to fine commuter airline $2.5 Million

Commuter-airline operator Trans States Holdings Inc., already under heightened federal scrutiny for two safety incidents in four months, now faces a proposed $2.5 million civil penalty for a litany of

Prosecutors: Continental Airlines should be fined for manslaughter

PARIS - Prosecutors said on Friday that Continental Airlines should be fined 175,000 euros ($218,800) for manslaughter over its role in the 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde plane which killed 113

Ryanair slapped with $4M fine for not helping stranded passengers

Italy's civil aviation authority has imposed a fine of just over $4 million on the Irish low-cost airline, Ryanair, for failing to help passengers stranded during the disruption caused by a volcanic a

FAA to fine airline $348,000 for not performing required safety inspections...

Federal aviation officials on Tuesday proposed fining regional carrier Chautauqua Airlines $348,000 for allegedly flying passengers thousands of times without performing required safety inspections of

Unlicensed pilot gets off with a light fine

OUDE MEER, Netherlands – A Swedish man who flew passenger jets in countries around Europe for more than a decade without a license was let off with a light fine by a Dutch court on Tuesday.

FAA to fine Northwest $1.5 million

MINNEAPOLIS — The government wants to fine Northwest Airlines almost $1.5 million after it failed to inspect wires near the cockpit windows in some of its planes for 17 years.

DOT fines US Airways over online pricing

US Airways Group Inc. was fined $40,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation for not disclosing full ticket prices on its Web site.

Federal regulators to hit American Eagle with additional fine

Federal regulators are moving to hit a sister carrier of American Airlines with another penalty topping $2 million for safety violations.

American Airlines may face multi-million dollar fine

The Federal Aviation Administration’s two-year investigation of safety problems at American Airlines could result in an eight-figure fine for the Dallas, Texas-based airline.

FAA to fine American Eagle $2.5 Million

Federal regulators are proposing a penalty of nearly $2.5 million against a sister carrier of American Airlines for not making sure crews had accurate information about the weight of baggage on dozens

Spirit Airlines fined $375,000 for violating consumer protection regulations

Spirit Airlines has been hit with a record civil fine for violating consumer protection regulations.

Dive boat operator fined $30,000

A dive boat operator who left two tourists stranded in the Whitsundays overnight in north Queensland has been ordered to pay nearly $30,000 in fines.

Delta hit with $375,000 fine for violation of passenger bumping rules

Delta, the world’s largest airline, just got hit with a $375,000 fine—a civil penalty—for violating rules designed to protect passengers who've been bumped.

European Court of Justice fines Greece over Olympic subsidy

Europe's highest court, the European Court of Justice, has fined Greece 2m euros ($2.8m; £1.7m) for failing to recover state aid from Olympic Airways.

Fort Lauderdale commuter airline to respond to FAA fine

Officers of Fort Lauderdale-based Gulfstream International Airlines are preparing their response to a $1.3 million fine by federal overseers, who claim the company improperly scheduled flight crews an

Malaysia Airlines told to pay 6.9 mln euros fine

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines, Malaysia's national carrier, said on Monday a European arbitration tribunal had ordered it to pay Advanced Cargo Logistic GmbH 6.9 million euros ($9.8 million) for br

Gulfstream International Airlines faces $1.3M fine

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Fort Lauderdale-based Gulfstream International Airlines $1.3 million for violating FAA regulations.

Washington state may fine airline for dumping fuel

SEATTLE — Washington state's ecology department may fine Asiana Airlines over a plane that dumped fuel over Puget Sound before an emergency landing at Sea-Tac Airport.

Southwest Airlines to pay $7.5-million fine

Southwest Airlines Co. will pay a fine of $7.5 million for flying planes that had missed crucial safety checks -- $2.5 million less than government regulators initially ordered last year.