Scandinavian Airline Fined Over Alternate Site For Disabled

Law360 (November 19, 2018, 7:59 PM EST) -- Scandinavian Airline System has agreed to pay a $200,000 civil penalty to resolve a U.S. Department of Transportation complaint accusing the airline of operating a separate website for disabled passengers rather than accommodating them on the primary site, a violation of federal law and DOT regulations.

In paying the fine, the airline does not admit to any guilt, according to terms of the consent order SAS entered into with the DOT on Friday. The department's Aviation Enforcement Office noticed the violation in February 2017.

Airlines both foreign and domestic with at least one plane accommodating 60 fliers and that have websites...

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