Passengers endured considerable disruption to flights throughout the pandemic.
The Department of Transportation (DoT) has ordered six airlines to provide refunds to passengers.
The refunds total more than $600 million among the airlines in question.
The DoT also said it was considering penalties of $7.25 million for delays in providing refunds.
The Department of Transportation (DoT) has demanded that six airlines refund passengers to the tune of more than $600 million over flight cancellations and other disruptions.
The airlines in question were Frontier, Air India, TAP Portugal, Aeromexico, El Al, and Avianca, the DoT announced in a press release.
The DoT also said it was considering more than $7.25 million of civil penalties against carriers for “extreme” delays in providing refunds.
Frontier Airlines is facing the largest penalty. The airline paid back $222 million in required refunds and is now facing a potential $2.2 million penalty from the department.
Air India also faces a…
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