Not In It For The Long Haul   Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Last week FlyersRights issued a press release on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) issuance of Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the recent approval of the Boeing 787-9 (stretch model). ETOPS approval is required for two engine commercial aircraft flying long distances away… Read More

US Airlines Shut Out  Cheaper European Competitor Norwegian Air Shuttle Blocked Tuesday, June 17, 2014   Monopolies hate fresh competition.      An airline that offers some of the lowest fares in the world was stopped by the big three U.S. carriers: United, Delta and American. Norwegian Air International (NAI), an affiliate of the Norwegian Group, had applied… Read More

Virtual Reality Tuesday, June 10, 2014   Watch your back, Spirit.  The infamous PEOPLExpress brand is returning to the US market. Tickets and schedules went live on its website,, June 4th and its press release says that base fares will start at “as low as” $76 each way. Flights will launch on June 30. However this airline will… Read More

Flying Higher Tuesday, June 3, 2014   This week we’re looking backwards and forwards – recalling the past and planning the future in light of the grand opening of our Washington DC office. FlyersRights Has Got Your Back You’re traveling this summer, and the chances your flight will be delayed or cancelled is good, especially… Read More