A Qantas Airways Boeing 747-400 (Photo: Qantas)

Qantas Hit with U.S. DOT Fine Regarding New York to Los Angeles Flight

Qantas Airways, Australia’s national carrier, has been fined $125,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The fine involves the carrier's route between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The carrier operates the leg as a tag-on to one of its daily services between Los Angeles and Australia. The flight is only meant for passengers flying Qantas from New York to Australia. However, the DOT has charged Qantas for allowing passengers to travel on the…