Airline Fined $900,000 for Tarmac Delays

November 14, 2011 Updated Nov 14, 2011 at 1:40 PM EDT

...

Airline Fined $900,000 for Tarmac Delays

November 14, 2011 Updated Nov 14, 2011 at 1:40 PM EDT

According to a CNN story, airline American Eagle was fined $900,000 on Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation for tarmac delays of longer than three hours that occurred earlier this year in Chicago.

According to the CNN report, this is the first time an airline has been fined for tarmac delays since rules were put into place last year.

Read the CNN story HERE.