As we look back with pride on our successes, and look forward to another year of challenges, we gratefully reflect on the fact that we are an organization financed entirely through the generosity of our members. Again we must ask you, our loyal membership, to continue your generous support in 2018. The fight is far… Read More


From the department of we told you so, American Airlines joined the fee-raising party last week, hiking bag fees to match Delta, United, JetBlue, Air Canada and WestJet. Was anyone really surprised by the move, started by JetBlue in late August and matched by the other carriers within a month? Aren’t airlines supposed to compete against each… Read More


Across the U.S., commercial air travel is the main, often the only, means of long-distance transportation. Yet the airline industry is a case study in U.S. policy gone awry. Mergers have resulted in four mega airlines with take-it-or-leave it conditions while reaping consistent record profits. It may be last major industry where service standards are steadily declining for… Read More


  We need to cover our expenses and need your help!   FlyersRights was was a tiny organization when founded a decade ago. Nobody could imagine the dimension and importance to the traveling public it would become over the past 10 years – requiring a full-time commitment of many volunteers.   If every reader signed up… Read More


FlyersRights needs your help! We need to cover our expenses. When FlyersRights was founded a decade ago, it was a small, quasi privately funded organization.  Nobody could imagine the dimension and importance to the flying public FlyersRights has achieved these past 10 years, requiring more than a full time commitment. If every reader signed up for… Read More