FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    DOT REFUSES AIR TRAVEL MASK MANDATE AS PRESIDENT TRUMP TRAVELS TO WALTER REED    DOT denied the need for Flyers Rights’ rulemaking on the grounds that “most” airlines currently voluntarily adopt various forms of a mask rule and the notion that less regulation is better    For more information, contact, Paul Hudson,… Read More


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


  FAA ‘credibility’ is now at stake Boeing now realizes that it needs more than executive spokespeople, lobbyists, and public relations specialists. It wants pilots and flight attendants to vouch for the MAX safety fixes. Boeing is desperate and does not want to wait the 6-12 months it would take to properly vet, test and… Read More


Aeroméxico Flight 2431 was taking off for Mexico City last Tuesday when the aircraft plunged suddenly. The Embraer E-170 crashed as it was beginning to climb in heavy rain in Mexico’s state of Durango. The mid-sized jet was almost full, with 103 people on board, including two infants and four crew members, when it crashed about 4 p.m. local time.… Read More


NPR All Things Considered- July 12, 2018   Excerpted from the article: “It’s really become almost like a torture class,” says Paul Hudson, president of the group Flyers Rights. Hudson argues that tinier seats are not just unsafe for evacuations, but can cause blood clots and other health problems, and lead to more passenger conflicts.… Read More