Last Chance for 2014 Tax Deductions December 30, 2014 As the saying goes, ’tis better to give than receive. Here’s another way to get rid of those pesky frequent-flyer miles. Well, it’s not the miles that are pesky, it’s those warnings that your miles are going to expire due to inactivity that get irritating. This… Read More


  Year View Mirror December 23, 2014 With Christmas Eve tomorrow, we’d like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays – all the best for a great new year and good health and happiness. Thank you for coming aboard FlyersRights this year and subscribing to our newsletters. You clearly share our commitment to renewing… Read More


December 23, 2014 It’s been an extraordinary year for FlyersRights. A period of growth, excitement, and renewed commitment to our expanded mission.  We have discovered how many partners and friends we have across the country. Thank you for your support! FlyersRights was founded as the Coalition For An Airline Passengers Bill Of Rights in 2006, with the… Read More


Tree-mendous Changes December 16, 2014 What does the new year mean for airline passengers? 2015 will bring more changes for frequent flyers, higher airfares and FlyersRights legislation to protect passengers. The Airlines Are Making It Harder For The Infrequent Flyer photo: Airways Magazine So far this year, we’ve seen Delta and United devalue their miles by 25-40%. The facts… Read More


No Competition  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 The US Open Skies policy is under attack by some airlines intent on blocking foreign carriers. In 2007, the United States and the European Union signed an “Open Skies” agreement, which liberalized competition and ownership restrictions. But the supply of domestic air services (flights between two points within the… Read More


When Pigs Fly What a week it was! The Thanksgiving holiday was a zoo for air travelers. Whether you pigged out or were flying with pigs, it was a beastly scene in the skies. Cattle Class 2.0 One of the top emailed stories of the New York Times over the weekend was a piece by… Read More


When Pigs Fly What a week it was! The Thanksgiving holiday was a zoo for air travelers. Whether you pigged out or were flying with pigs, it was a beastly scene in the skies. Cattle Class 2.0   A pig was ordered off a U.S. Airways plane at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut last Wednesday… Read More