Transportation Secretary: Dreamliners Won’t Fly Again Until They’re Deemed “1,000% Safe” Tuesday, January 29, 2013 FlyersRights believes passengers deserve a reasonable expectation of safety, therefore we will continue to follow the Boeing 787 saga.  Airline customers know there are other planes without smoking battery problems they can travel in.    Just one week after he said he would be… Read More

DREAMLINER TURNS INTO NIGHTMARE Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Passengers rushed off a Boeing 787 Dreamliner after it made an emergency landing in western Japan on Jan. 16, 2013. Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner had a nightmare week, topped off with the entire U.S. fleet grounded by the FAA last Friday, over risks of fire from its batteries.   … Read More

GAME OF GOTCHA Airlines Extract Billions in Fees From Passengers Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Piecing Together the Cost of Flying For years we at FlyersRights have been criticizing the fees and surcharges the airlines add to the price of a ticket. This convoluted puzzle of fees has been added onto base fares for about five years now in… Read More

An Air Travel Catastrophe in the Making U.S. Airports Face Closure Under Automatic Spending Cuts Tuesday, January 2, 2013 Air Force One splashes water on the runway at Northwest Regional Airport in Arkansas. This airport and many like it face possible closure if budget sequestration forces the Federal Aviation Administration to make severe budget cuts.… Read More