14 CFR 250.1 - Definitions.

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§ 250.1 Definitions.

Airport means the airport at which the direct or connecting flight, on which the passenger holds confirmed reserved space, is planned to arrive or some other airport serving the same metropolitan area, provided that transportation to the other airport is accepted (i.e., used) by the passenger.

Alternate transportation means air transportation with a confirmed reservation at no additional charge, operated by a carrier as defined below, or other transportation accepted and used by the passenger in the case of denied boarding.

Carrier means: (1) a direct air carrier, except a helicopter operator, holding a certificate issued by the Department of Transportation pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 41102 or that has been found fit to conduct commuter operations under 49 U.S.C. 41738, or an exemption from 49 U.S.C. 41102, authorizing the scheduled transportation of persons; or (2) a foreign air carrier holding a permit issued by the Department pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 41302, or an exemption from that provision, authorizing the scheduled foreign air transportation of persons.

Class of service means seating in the same cabin class such as First, Business, or Economy class, or in the same seating zone if the carrier has more than one seating product in the same cabin such as Economy and Premium Economy class.

Confirmed reserved space means space on a specific date and on a specific flight and class of service of a carrier which has been requested by a passenger, including a passenger with a “zero fare ticket,” and which the carrier or its agent has verified, by appropriate notation on the ticket or in any other manner provided therefore by the carrier, as being reserved for the accommodation of the passenger.

Fare means the price paid for air transportation including all mandatory taxes and fees. It does not include ancillary fees for optional services.

Stopover means a deliberate interruption of a journey by the passenger, scheduled to exceed 4 hours, at a point between the place of departure and the final destination.

Zero fare ticket means a ticket acquired without a substantial monetary payment such as by using frequent flyer miles or vouchers, or a consolidator ticket obtained after a monetary payment that does not show a fare amount on the ticket. A zero fare ticket does not include free or reduced rate air transportation provided to airline employees and guests.

[ER-1306, 47 FR 52985, Nov. 24, 1982, as amended by ER-1337, 48 FR 29680, June 28, 1983; 68 FR 52836, Sept. 8, 2003; Doc. No. OST-01-9325, 73 FR 21033, Apr. 18, 2008; Doc. No. DOT-OST-2010-0140, 76 FR 23161, Apr. 25, 2011]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION

§ 329 - Transportation information

§ 41102 - General, temporary, and charter air transportation certificates of air carriers

§ 41301 - Requirement for a permit

§ 41302 - Permits of foreign air carriers

§ 41303 - Transfers of permits

§ 41304 - Effective periods and amendments, modifications, suspensions, and revocations of permits

§ 41305 - Applications for permits

§ 41306 - Simplified procedure to apply for, amend, modify, and suspend permits

§ 41307 - Presidential review of actions about foreign air transportation

§ 41308 - Exemption from the antitrust laws

§ 41309 - Cooperative agreements and requests

§ 41310 - Discriminatory practices

§ 41311 - Gambling restrictions

§ 41312 - Ending or suspending foreign air transportation

§ 41313 - Plans to address needs of families of passengers involved in foreign air carrier accidents

§ 41701 - Classification of air carriers

§ 41702 - Interstate air transportation

§ 41703 - Navigation of foreign civil aircraft

§ 41704 - Transporting property not to be transported in aircraft cabins

§ 41705 - Discrimination against handicapped individuals

§ 41706 - Prohibitions against smoking on passenger flights

§ 41707 - Incorporating contract terms into written instrument

§ 41708 - Reports

§ 41709 - Records of air carriers

§ 41710 - Time requirements

§ 41711 - Air carrier management inquiry and cooperation with other authorities

§ 41712 - Unfair and deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition

§ 41713 - Preemption of authority over prices, routes, and service

§ 41714 - Availability of slots

§ 41715 - Phase-out of slot rules at certain airports

§ 41716 - Interim slot rules at New York airports

§ 41717 - Interim application of slot rules at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

§ 41718 - Special rules for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

§ 41719 - Air service termination notice

§ 41720 - Joint venture agreements

§ 41721 - Reports by carriers on incidents involving animals during air transport

§ 41722 - Delay reduction actions

§ 41723 - Notice concerning aircraft assembly

Title 14 published on 09-May-2018 03:57

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 250 after this date.

  • 2016-11-03; vol. 81 # 213 - Thursday, November 3, 2016
    1. 81 FR 76800 - Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections III
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective December 5, 2016.
      14 CFR Parts 234, 244, 250, 255, 256, 257, 259, and 399
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