FlyersRights.org Amicus Brief Prevails in Spirit Airlines “Gotcha” Fees Lawsuit For more information, contact Paul Hudson, President, FlyersRights.org at 800-662-1859 or paul@flyersrights.org. Paul Hudson has been a member of the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) since 1993 September 13, 2019 – Washington, DC – FlyersRights.org’s amicus brief by Andrew Appelbaum prevailed in a federal appeals court in New York that said low-cost… Read More


Passengers win appeal case against Spirit Airlines’ “gotcha” carryon baggage fees. FlyersRights’ amicus brief by Andrew Appelbaum prevails: Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over ‘gotcha’ carry-on bag fees, judge rules The plaintiffs accused the Spirit of knowing that its online travel agents hid the “gotcha” bag fees they would have to pay at the airport. Click… Read More


If you haven’t really kept up on the status of the Boeing 737 MAX, here’s a brief rundown of the current situation as the MAX enters its sixth month of worldwide grounding: Norwegian Air says it will stop offering some trans-Atlantic flights because the MAX grounding makes the routes “no longer commercially viable.” Southwest Airlines, Boeing’s most loyal customer,… Read More