US Dept. of Transportation Thursday said it assessed civil penalties against Continental Airlines and US Airways for violating its rules prohibiting deceptive price advertising in air travel. CO was assessed a civil penalty of $120,000 for not including fuel surcharges on its website and US was fined $45,000 for not providing an explanation of fees and taxes on its website. “Protecting the rights of airline consumers is a high priority for the Dept. of Transportation,” said ...

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