Paul Hudson’s CBS Appearance     FlyersRights.org President Paul Hudson appeared on CBS Evening News on September 13, 2017 to discuss the July 28 judicial victory in the Federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The three judge panel ordered the FAA to re-consider its decision to not place a moratorium on further seat… Read More


Another week, another hurricane threat for airlines as Irma looms down on Florida, complicating flight schedules. This, right after the industry was getting back to normal in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. Irma’s track at this point, looks like it will impact most of Florida. The distance from Miami International Airport to the Atlantic is 12.9 miles –… Read More


The remnants of deadly Hurricane Harvey are finally moving out – giving the Houston area some relief by late Wednesday. On the airline end, local support staff have been taking care of stranded passengers and crew. Volunteer teams have been flying in and out to relieve colleagues – and ground crews, operation teams and HQ staff have… Read More


The Unfriendly Skies With air travel horror stories in the news almost daily, your smartphone may be the most important piece of travel gear you own. Paul Hudson is a member of the Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee of the Federal Aviation Administration—and a frequent flier. (Donna Hudson) By Diane Tedeschi AIR & SPACE MAGAZINE | AUGUST 2017… Read More


Air and Space Magazine Interview with Paul Hudson   Paul Hudson, President of Flyers Rights, sat down with Diane Tedeschi of The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Magazine. Paul Hudson discusses the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, the Dr. Dao/United incident, airline consolidation and antitrust immunity, the poor ratings of domestic carriers, and much more. To… Read More


ATC Privatization Dead For Now Last Thursday the Senate rejected President Trump’s push to spin-off air traffic control from the  Federal Aviation Administration.   Trump had  signed off with great hoopla a plan to separate air traffic control into a nonprofit private corporation.   Surrounded by several former secretaries of transportation at a White House ceremony in June,… Read More


The market research institute Skytrax surveyed 18 million passengers from over 160 countries worldwide on their favorite airline. And, once again, don’t expect US carriers to be anywhere near No. 1. At the Paris Air Show on Tuesday the winners were announced, and passengers from across the globe chose Qatar Airlines a No. 1. Qatar was… Read More