US Dept. of Transportation fined United Airlines $30,000 for failing to include the 7.5% federal excise tax in fares published on its website during a 60-hr. period. UA was fined $75,000 last August for failing to provide proper notice of taxes and fees at the first point of publication and for publishing one-way fares without making it clear that those fares were valid only on a roundtrip ticket. DOT suspended half of the August fine and stipulated that it would have to be paid only if UA ...

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