22 Jun '11, 9am

Straits Times: China #Airlines denies US charge, pays fine. TAIWAN'S China Airlines on Wednesday said it would pay a...

Straits Times: China #Airlines denies US charge, pays fine. TAIWAN'S China Airlines on Wednesday said it would pay a...

Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday said it would pay an US$80,000 (S$98,600) fine imposed by the US government, even though it denied American charges of 'deceptive advertising of airfares'. -- PHOTO: CHINA AIRLINES TAIPEI - TAIWAN'S China Airlines on Wednesday said it would pay an US$80,000 (S$98,600) fine imposed by the US government, even though it denied American charges of 'deceptive advertising of airfares'. The US Department of Transportation said in a statement on Tuesday that it decided to impose the penalty after it found the air carrier's homepage downplayed additional taxes and fees customers would face when buying tickets. The department said the practice contravened its rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of airfares as 'consumers did not learn of the full amount they would pay until just prior to purchasing the fare'. 'The charge is not true, we didn't...

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