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New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Selling faked goods to tourists brings hefty fines New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Two New Zealand companies run by a father and son have been slapped with big fines after selling faked goods that cost little to produce to tourists for thousands of dollars.

Australia to toughen penalties for aviation offences

bomb hoaxers could face 10 years in jail Australia to toughen penalties for aviation offences

People who make hoax bomb threats against airports or planes could soon face up to 10 years in jail.

Frontier Airlines, ERA Helicopters fined by FAA

Federal Aviation Administration Fines Airline, Helicopter Company Frontier Airlines, ERA Helicopters fined by FAA

Keith Stein

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed over $600,000 in fines against a helicopter company and major airline for violating federal regulations.

FAA to collect $787,500 from American Airlines

American Airlines Penalties FAA to collect $787,500 from American Airlines

Ozgur Tore

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking to collect three proposed civil penalties totaling $787,500 from American Airlines for maintenance violations.

EU to airlines: Clean up or pay up

Airline Industry Urged To Clean Up EU to airlines: Clean up or pay up

A new EU target, adopted this year, requires that airline emissions in Europe drop by three percent by 2012, and five percent by 2013.

Passenger bill of rights will make airfares soar: airline council

Canada Passenger bill of rights will make airfares soar: airline council

cbc.ca

Airfares will soar if a passenger bill of rights, proposed by Winnipeg MP Jim Maloway, is approved, Canada's airline industry has warned.

Airlines work to minimize safety-lapse penalties

Airlines work to minimize safety-lapse penalties

wsj.com

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines have overhauled maintenance practices after a string of safety lapses disclosed earlier this year, but the carriers are now sparring with regulators over ...

UN forum backs harsher penalties for sex tourists

Sex Tourism UN forum backs harsher penalties for sex tourists

AP

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Tourists who go abroad to abuse children should face the prospect of prosecution in their home countries if they are caught having sex with kids in nations with lax ...

Southwest set to challenge FAA penalties

Southwest Southwest set to challenge FAA penalties

wsj.com

Southwest Airlines Co., five months after regulators demanded that it pay a record $10.2 million penalty for safety violations, has decided to fight the proposed punishment.

China China Threatens Airline Penalties in Crash-Free Olympics Bid

China, bidding to use this year's Beijing Olympics to attract overseas tourists, said it will strip domestic airlines of routes and new planes if they have a major safety incident during the ...

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