Flyers Rights v FAA OPINION 7-28-2017     The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted Flyers Rights and airline passengers a victory, ruling that the FAA had no reasonable basis to refuse to institute rulemaking over ever-shrinking seat sizes. The FAA relied on studies that were either irrelevant, outdated, or not included in the record… Read More


Air and Space Magazine Interview with Paul Hudson   Paul Hudson, President of Flyers Rights, sat down with Diane Tedeschi of The Smithsonian’s Air and Space Magazine. Paul Hudson discusses the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, the Dr. Dao/United incident, airline consolidation and antitrust immunity, the poor ratings of domestic carriers, and much more. To… Read More


The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 9:30 AM in 2167 Rayburn. The committee will discuss the upcoming FAA Reauthorization. As Chairman Shuster (R-PA 9) has been pushing for the privatization of Air Traffic Control, this topic will likely dominate the hearing to the exclusion of… Read More


The FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) will be meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM to discuss regulatory repeals. Paul Hudson is a voting member of the committee and will be attending the meeting. At the meeting, representatives from the airlines, manufacturers, unions, Flyers Rights, and other groups will be discussing the… Read More