Flyers Rights issued the following comments on proposed Senate Air Safety Bill: The legislation introduced by Senator Wicker and Senator Cantwell is a step in the right direction. But as presently drafted the bill is inadequate to restore public confidence in aviation safety and would have been unlikely to have prevented the crashes of flight… Read More


Senators say federal health & safety rules urgently needed to curb further spread of COVID-19 while protecting travelers & frontline workers in the sky   Washington (June 9, 2020) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today renewed their call for the U.S. Department of Transportation,… Read More


Summer interns Hotline workers needed! Our Hotline Director is looking to retire after14 years with FlyersRights   We need, in the short term, to relieve his workload – possibly with interns or volunteers. We can pay stipends for interns or could pay a ‘per-passenger-helped’ rate for an experienced helpline worker. Please email: Paul@FlyersRights.org for more info.… Read More


How we help in 3 ways: 1- Tips and infomation to get reunds 2- Gathering horror stories to publicize and get Congress and DOT to act. 3-Referral to class action attorneys and court actions to get refunds through judicial relief.   Send us your HORROR STORIES on trying to get REFUNDS!   .… Read More


  The bottom line for many airlines is simple:  Do whatever possible to generate revenue and conserve cash now –  and worry about the consequences later. We were alerted to this new airline COVID scam involving phantom flights by Tamara Thiessen with Forbes. It appears that some airlines are using customers as “piggy banks” and… Read More


How will airlines build back confidence to get people onboard? The industry will look very different going forward. Masks – It used to be if you flew to Asia you might see passengers wearing masks. That’s because people became more gemaphobic due to SARS that impacted that region. Now, and years into the future, you are… Read More


Callers to FlyersRights’ Hotline are incensed that they’re offered VOUCHERS only instead of REFUNDS for cancelled flights. Nobody wants a voucher!  Some airline call-center reps are even telling passengers they’ll get a refund only after their vouchers expire . Wrong! you are entitled to a refund immediately! Why are airlines flat-out lying?  We speak with… Read More


FlyersRights.org Statement on Airline Bailout Legislation and Coronavirus Measures March 24, 2020 FlyersRights.org has been working to include consumer protections and much needed consumer relief as a condition of any bailout to the airlines.   FlyersRights.org proposes airlines become a part of the solution to the Coronavirus pandemic, rather than worsening the problems by not… Read More