0 Tarmac Delays of over 3 hours for November! Two months of 0 Tarmac Strandings for Domestic Flights, isn’t it time Passengers on International flights have the same rights? Napa, CA (January 11, 2010)—Flyersrights.org: Today newly released data from U.S. Department of Transportation clearly demonstrates significant success for the DOT’s 3 Hour Tarmac Rule for… Read More


“The Stripping of Freedom: A Careful Scan of TSA Security Procedures” WHEN: Thursday January 6, 2011, 8:30 am Registration WHERE: The Carnegie Institute for Science – 1530 P St. N.W. Washington, DC WHO: Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Center for the Study of Responsive Law (CSRL) WHAT: The press is invited to a one-day public… Read More


January 6, 2011 The Carnegie Institute for Science1530 P St., NWWashington, DC Featured Speakers: ■Ralph Nadar■Rep. Jason Chaffetz (invited)■Rep. Rush Holt (invited)■Nadhira Al-Khalili■David Greenfield■Kate Hanni■Prof. Jeffrey Rosen■Bruce Schneier Michael Roberts This one-day public conference will be devoted to an assessment of the TSA airport security procedures and recommendations for reform. Experts in law, aviation security,… Read More


Airline Passenger Compensation Rights on International Flights Copyright 2008 Paul S. Hudson, Esq. (Executive Board Member FlyersRights.org) International airline passengers, under the Montreal Convention of 1999 ratified by the U.S. in 2003 (and which replaced the Warsaw Convention), now have legal rights that are in some ways superior to the rights of passengers on U.S.… Read More


For Immediate ReleaseInternational Flight Tarmac Delays Show Loophole in DOT Regulations Must be Closed! 4 years later: FlyersRights.org called on DOT to Include International Flights and Airports having Contingency plans in their new rule! Napa, CA (December 30, 2010) – 4 years ago yesterday, 13,800 people boarded 138 American Airlines jets in hopes of reaching… Read More


Contact: Kate Hanni (707)337-0328FlyersRights.org For Immediate Release JFK Tarmac Delays Impact International Travellers 4 years later: FlyersRights.org called on DOT to Include International Flights and Airports having Contingency plans in their new rule! Napa, CA (December 29, 20010) – 4 years ago today, 13,800 people boarded 138 American Airlines jets in hopes of reaching Dallas… Read More


Post Holiday Winter Storm Air Travel Advice from FlyersRights.org: Call our hotline at 1-877-359-3776 and we’ll help you navigate! Napa, CA Dec. 26th 2011: Air Travelers along the east coast awoke to a Post Holiday Winter Wonderland; or Winter Travel Nightmare depending on their plans. FlyersRights.org encourages travelers to “re-accommodate” their flights with the airlines… Read More


FlyersRights.org declares tarmac rule a success with 6 months data! Overall Tarmac Strandings Down Dramatically from a Year Ago, Threats of Mass Cancellations did NOT materialize!Napa, CA (December 7, 2010)—Today newly released data from Department of Transportation clearly demonstrates significant success for the DOT’s 3 hour tarmac rule, enacted in April 29, 2010. The commercial… Read More


Public Concern Over TSA Screening GrowsA new poll by Zogby International demonstrates the increasing public concern about full-body scanners that use low-level X-rays and extremely invasive pat-downs. Members of Congress and the flying public are just starting to uncover the numerous problems with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s decision to deploy these scanners… Read More