For Immediate Release:
Contact: Kate Hanni 707-337-0328 for more info.
Canada and United States to Consider Airline Passengers Rights on Same Day…
March 5th, 2009
Joint US/Canada Teleconference Wednesday: March 4th at 11:30 am EST
Who: Kate Hanni Exec. Dir. FlyersRights.org (CAPBOR) will be joined by HON. Woodrow French, Mayor of Newfoundland Canada, HON. Jim Maloway, Member of Parliament, Bruce Cran President of Consumer’s Association of Canada to participate in a Teleconference discussing the serendipity of Canada and the US considering an “Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” on the same day.
What/When: The teleconference will take place March 4th at 11:30 am ET, the day before FlyersRights legislation is to be considered in both the Canadian House of Commons and the Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure of the US House of Representatives.
On Thursday March 5th the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is scheduled to Mark up HR: 915 at 11:00 am, which contains an airline passengers bill of rights, simultaneously the Canadian Parliament House of Commons will debate C-310 the Canadian Airline Passengers Bill of Rights.
For an update on these two bills that will transform airline passengers rights in North America, please join us at 11:30 am Eastern Time to find out what these bills offer and why North America needs meaningful Passengers Rights legislation!
– Toll-Free Dial-In Number: 888-296-6828- Toll Dial-In Number: 916-233-0780- Participant PIN: 193856#
To Book any of the participants call Kate Hanni (707) 337-0328