Website    News     Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded     Media    Contact Plane Of Thrones April  20, 2017 Last week, United managed fuse oligarchy, police state, profits and the erosion of passenger rights in one fell swoop – and provoking  a firestorm of opposition when a passenger was dragged off a flight. A real-life Game of Thrones Where the customer is… Read More

Website    News     Legislation    Help! I’m Stranded     Media    Contact No Seat For You! April  12, 2017 (Here is FlyersRights’ letter to Blane Workie, Assistant General Counsel for Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings at the U.S. Department of Transportation:) A passenger rights crisis has finally boiled over with the viral video of a doctor being violently and dragged, bleeding… Read More

Trading Spaces   FlyersRights checks out the largest trade fair for aircraft interiors, and reports on the fools of the trade.   April  7, 2017   FlyersRights was at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2017 in Hamburg this week, taking a look at the latest interiors of aviation. The products at the trade show were all about boosting airline… Read More

  A Leg To Stand On  March 29, 2017   What can you wear on a plane? Well, that depends on who’s paying. Sunday, a United Airlines gate agent blocked two girls from boarding because they were wearing leggings while flying “non-revenue” on an employee’s free pass. But the damage was done and outrage ensued… Read More

Spin The Throttle The Spin Is On   March 22, 2017 Big cuts could be coming to the US transportation system. President Trump’s plan moves oversight of the air traffic control from the federal government to an independent group, according to budget documents released last Thursday. Trump, who has long complained about America’s “third-world airports” and “obsolete” air… Read More

Website     News      Legislation     Help! I’m Stranded      Media     Contact Speedy Recovery March 15, 2017 Tuesday’s Northeast blizzard paralyzed US air travel and forced cancellation of 8,000 flights since Sunday according to the  flight tracking website FlightAware. Nearly all flights at New York City’s three airports were canceled on Tuesday, with similar issues at Boston and Baltimore. Most… Read More

Website     News      Legislation     Help! I’m Stranded      Media     Contact Oscar the Grouch March 8, 2017 United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit, March 2, 2017 with Carol Hallett, counselor to the U.S. Chamber and former president and CEO of the Air Transport Association of America – now… Read More

 Bad Judgement US SUPREME COURT HANDS DOWN ANTI-AIRLINE CONSUMER PROTECTION RULING February 22, 2017 The intent and purpose of the Montreal Convention was to clarify, harmonize, and achieve uniformity of rules governing claims arising from international air transportation. It was to create an orderly development of international air transport operations and the smooth flow of… Read More

Now Fear This February 16, 2017 United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, and Delta Airlines CEO Edward Bastian, right, had a meeting at the White House last Thursday. (REUTERS) We’re hearing more and more stories about the major US airlines going Washington and insisting the administration do something about the Middle East airlines, Norwegian Air and other… Read More

Keep Out! February 8, 2017 Barbarians at the gate WOW Air   Apparently, being freed from consumer protection laws is not enough for the airlines. They also seek to stop foreign competition from airlines such as Norwegian Air, WOW Airlines and Emirates. Blocking foreign competition will result in higher prices and fewer choices for consumers.… Read More