Yesterday, FlyersRights urged the Senate Commerce Committee to back legislation repealing the aircraft certification program known as ODA (Organization Designation Authorization) that allows Boeing employees and other aircraft makers to certify planes as safe with minimal FAA oversight. “The core of aircraft certification reform must be a return to the pre-2005 system. All aircraft safety… Read More


MEDIA ALERT Washington, DC- 1/21/2020 4:00 pm Boeing stock will continue to be under great pressure due to serious safety problems with the 737 MAX, the 777X, the 787, and even older 737 jetliners, predicts Paul Hudson, President of the largest airliner passenger organization and long time member of the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee… Read More


FlyersRights.org on July 12, 2019 filed its opening brief against the Department of Transportation (DOT) in federal litigation over its failure to ensure that airlines accurately inform passengers of their rights to delay compensation in international travel. Due to DOT’s inaction, few passengers know that the Montreal Convention of 1999 (ratified by the US in… Read More


FlyersRights.org’s Opening Brief in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit challenging DOT’s refusal to prohibit unreasonable change fees. When Congress deregulated domestic air travel prices and routes, it explicitly preserved DOT’s authority and duty to ensure that prices and fees on international travel remain reasonable. According to DOT’s own admission, it has… Read More