FlyersRights.org (formerly Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights) today filed comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on “Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections.” Our Comments: http://www.flyersrights.com/FlyersRightsMarch2009NPRMComments2.pdf -Summary of position In short we commented that the U.S. DOT should strengthen and adopt a final regulation on this topic as soon… Read More


Delta Worst For Long Tarmac Delays, Southwest Best In Customer Treatment WASHINGTON (March 11) – Noting 1,232 tarmac delays of 3 hours or more last year, FlyersRights.org today issued its annual “Airline Stranding Report Card.” Get your copy here>> 2008 Airline Stranding Report Card The longest delay, 10+ hours on the tarmac, was on Delta… Read More


For Immediate Release:Contact: Kate Hanni 707-337-0328 for more info. Canada and United States to Consider Airline Passengers Rights on Same Day… March 5th, 2009 Joint US/Canada Teleconference Wednesday: March 4th at 11:30 am EST Who: Kate Hanni Exec. Dir. FlyersRights.org (CAPBOR) will be joined by HON. Woodrow French, Mayor of Newfoundland Canada, HON. Jim Maloway,… Read More