The Passenger Facility Charge is NOT a Tax This afternoon you received an email calling on Senators to “Ground the Ticket Tax”. Grounding the ticket tax will ground all passenger and cargo aviation in the United States. The federal ticket tax is a 7.5 percent excise tax imposed by the federal government on every passenger… Read More


TestimonySubmitted for the Record byKate Hanni Executive Director and SpokespersonFlyersRights.orgon AIRLINE FEES Before theSubcommittee on AviationCommittee on Transportation and InfrastructureU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. July 14, 2010 Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Petri: FlyersRights.org, representing the interests of some 29,000+ airline passenger activists, wishes to have its views on airline fees considered by the members… Read More


FlyersRights.org Testimony Submitted for the Record by Kate Hanni Executive Director and Spokespersonon AIRLINE FEES Before the Subcommittee on AviationCommittee on Transportation and InfrastructureU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. July 14, 2010 Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Petri: FlyersRights.org, representing the interests of some 29,000+ airline passenger activists, wishes to have its views on airline fees… Read More


Passenger relief at JFK with Less Tarmac DelaysJuly 02, 2010 12:25 PMCourtesy of Bloomberg News as published in Crains New York A trial program that limits the number of planes on the taxiway during peak hours to 12 aircraft has been extended. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and the Federal Aviation… Read More