Hey Avis, since when is a passport not a valid ID?

When is an ID not valid?
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Unbelievable! Airline fined for … operating an airline without a license?

Here’s something you don’t see every day: A $30,000 government fine against a company called City Skies for operating an airline without economic authority from the Transportation Department.

In other words, the airline had a little paperwork problem. Here’s the consent order (PDF).

Running an airline without authority is illegal, obviously.
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