Airline fines fall to historic lows. Here’s what that means.

The government is on track to issue the lowest number of airline fines in history this year. Federal regulators insist they’re just doing their job and that the numbers represent an ebb in airline violations. But consumer advocates say it’s nothing short of a dereliction of duty.

The Aviation Consumer Protection Division of the Transportation Department (DOT)…

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Christopher Elliott

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Award-winning author, journalist and consumer advocate. Read me in USA Today, the Washington Post and via King Features. Email me at chris@elliott.org

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