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DOT/OST RIN: 2105-AE61 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Revisions to Denied Boarding Compensation, Domestic Baggage Liability Limits 

This rulemaking would implement inflation adjustments to the maximum Denied Boarding Compensation and Domestic Baggage Liability Limits in accordance with the formulas published in existing regulations. Specifically, in accordance with 14 CFR 250.5(e), this final rule would raise the maximum denied boarding compensation amounts that have been in effect since August 2015. In accordance with 14 CFR 254.6, this final rule would also raise the minimum liability limit air carriers may impose for mishandled baggage in domestic air transportation.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 250    14 CFR 254   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C 329 and chs. 41102, 41301, 41708, 41709, and 41712    49 U.S.C. 40113, 41501, 41504, 41510, 41702, and 41707   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  11/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Blane A. Workie
Assistant General Counsel
Department of Transportation
Office of the Secretary
Room 4116/C-70, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590