B-148879, MAY 26, 1969

B-148879: May 26, 1969

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LIQUIDATED DAMAGES ARE TO BE PAID BY CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO THE "TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES.". ALL GOVERNMENT TRAVELERS ARE TO BE ADVISED THAT THE PAYMENT OF DENIED BOARDING COMPENSATION TO THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES IS A GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT AND IS NO REFLECTION ON THE AIR CARRIERS. THE TRAVELER WHO HAS BEEN DENIED CONFIRMED RESERVED SPACE WILL ASCERTAIN THAT THE CARRIER LIABLE SHOWS THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES AS PAYEE. IN NO CASE WILL THE TRAVELER BE PERMITTED TO ACCEPT FROM THE CARRIER A CHECK SHOWING THE TRAVELER AS PAYEE. THE TRAVELER IS EXPECTED TO ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF THE CHECK AND TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT. THE CHECK AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT SO RECEIVED ARE TO BE REMITTED BY THE TRAVELER TO HIS AGENCY UNDER PROCEDURES PRESCRIBED BY THE AGENCY CONCERNED.

B-148879, MAY 26, 1969

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TO THE HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS, INDEPENDENT ESTABLISHMENTS, AND OTHERS CONCERNED:

THE TARIFFS OF CERTAIN SCHEDULED AIRLINES REQUIRE LIQUIDATED DAMAGE PAYMENTS TO TRAVELERS FOR THE CARRIER'S FAILURE TO PROVIDE CONFIRMED RESERVED SPACE.

IN CASES OF OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT TRAVEL, LIQUIDATED DAMAGES ARE TO BE PAID BY CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO THE "TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES." ALL GOVERNMENT TRAVELERS ARE TO BE ADVISED THAT THE PAYMENT OF DENIED BOARDING COMPENSATION TO THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES IS A GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT AND IS NO REFLECTION ON THE AIR CARRIERS.

THE TRAVELER WHO HAS BEEN DENIED CONFIRMED RESERVED SPACE WILL ASCERTAIN THAT THE CARRIER LIABLE SHOWS THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES AS PAYEE. IN NO CASE WILL THE TRAVELER BE PERMITTED TO ACCEPT FROM THE CARRIER A CHECK SHOWING THE TRAVELER AS PAYEE. THE TRAVELER IS EXPECTED TO ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF THE CHECK AND TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE ACKNOWLEDGMENT. THE CHECK AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT SO RECEIVED ARE TO BE REMITTED BY THE TRAVELER TO HIS AGENCY UNDER PROCEDURES PRESCRIBED BY THE AGENCY CONCERNED.

THE LETTER OF JUNE 25, 1962 (B-148879), TO THE HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS, INDEPENDENT ESTABLISHMENTS, AND OTHERS CONCERNED IS RESCINDED AND ..END :

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