US Dept. of Transportation announced civil penalties against Continental Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and US Airways for consumer regulation violations. DOT said CO was fined $75,000 for "violating the Department's requirement that airfare ads must state the full price to be paid by the consumer" on its website. HA and US "failed to disclose to consumers when flights sold by the carriers were being operated under a codesharing arrangement" and were fined $50,000 and $70,000 respectively.

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