CLEAR YOUR CALENDARS – We need a full courtroom to show this case’s importance! FlyersRights v. DOT Dec 6th, 9:30 am at US Court of Appeals Federal Courthouse 333 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20001 Also our case appealing DOT denial of plain language notices for delay compensation on international trips is scheduled for Dec 11.… Read More


Nobody wants to fly on the disastrous 737 MAX A FlyersRights.org survey shows a solid no-confidence vote against flying an aircraft that flew over 300 passengers into the ground. Over 73% of our respondents said they won’t fly on a 737 MAX in the future. https://ui.constantcontact.com/so/rnav/survey/0bea08bf-fdaa-47cf-9452-130e90ac925d/report/overall “It is not just a matter of a software fix,”… Read More


      WILL YOU FLY IT? If The Boeing 737 MAX Returns To The Skies, Will You Fly On It? Tell Us As news about the faulty flight control system and unstable aircraft of Boeing’s 737MAX unfolded, people have expressed doubts on social media and elsewhere about flying on this jet again – even if… Read More


By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post Published: June 11, 2019 WASHINGTON — Less than a week after pushing Boeing to release additional documents tied to the operation of the company’s troubled 737 Max jets, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio has scheduled a second hearing on the aircraft involved in two fatal crashes in less… Read More


We live in an automated society.   In the 1800s, 90 percent of the population lived on farms; today it is around 1 percent.   We’re seeing jobs being automated away, and we adapt.   But what about fully automated flight controls? The October crash of a Lion Air jet off Indonesia, killing 189, raised questions about Boeing rapidly… Read More


Behold, the new Greyhound of the skies! American Airlines’ new A321 Neo. Sardine seating? Check! One lavatory for 60 passengers? Check. One flight attendant per 50 passengers – which equals no flight attendants? Check! No seatback screens, aka no in-flight entertainment? Check! However, this may be insulting to Greyhound, we understand, because at least the… Read More


We’ve known for years that America is a target of terrorists. And every expert warns that likely terrorist plots would involve commercial airlines. Yet this week we learn it’s shockingly easy for an airline employee with a job on the ground to steal a plane. “The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat,” said a… Read More


  Who owns the American skies? That’s the question Americans are asking Congress. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) reauthorization bill S. 1405 currently moving through Congress calls for the agency to establish minimum standards on seat width and pitch within a year. So, despite the FAA’s arrogant announcement to the flying public via FlyersRights.org that it won’t regulate seat space, Congress can… Read More