You’ve Got Questions,  We’ve Got Answers FlyersRights Member Feedback Special       Tuesday, July 23, 2013 This week’s newsletter is comprised of mailbag responses to some of the comments FlyersRights has received over the past several months. We’ve chosen ones that are most salient and Paul Hudson, FlyersRights president, has drafted responses.  Only initials are used for… Read More

Friends In High Places Class Warfare in the Sky Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Tim Enthoven, NYT The contrasts between coach, business class, and first class have been there for decades. That’s nothing new. But today, the difference is opulence versus steerage. In an op-ed piece in the Sunday New York Times journalist James Atlas says statusization – to coin… Read More

Asiana Crash Highlights Need for Better In-Cabin Safety Tuesday, July 9, 2013 The July 6, 2013 San Francisco Airport tragedy highlighted weak safety measures that FlyersRights has supported for years.  Asiana Airlines crash interior The mainstream message has been about how many improvements have been on the body of the aircraft to keep the plane from breaking up… Read More

FlyersRights Rulz! Protecting you From Hidden Fees, Bumping, Tarmac Delays   Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Last week the Department of Transportation fined Delta $750,000 for violating FlyersRights backed rules on bumping passengers from flights.   The rules say airlines need to first seek volunteers to be shifted onto later flights, provide those bumped with information on their rights, and… Read More