FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FLYERSRIGHTS CHALLENGES DOT’S DECISION TO TURN A BLIND EYE TO DECEPTIVE, INADEQUATE AIRLINE NOTICES – FlyersRights.org Alleges Airlines Are Not Informing Passengers of their Flight Delay Compensation Rights as Required by the Montreal Convention For more information, contact, Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org, 800-662-1859, paul@flyersrights.org   Washington, DC – October 7, 2019… Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Interview With EU Aviation Safety Agency FlyersRights.org recently interviewed representatives at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) about the future of the Boeing 737 MAX.  The timing is noteworthy, as it comes just as the FAA is expected to decide on whether to let the aircraft fly again. Below is our Q&A with EASA: FlyersRights:… Read More


– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   Contact: Paul Hudson 800-662-1859 Paul@FlyersRights.org -or- Kendall Creighton 850-341-5624 Kendall@FlyersRights.org   FLYERSRIGHTS SCORES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCY (EASA)  – EU Undecided About Ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX – Conducting independent safety tests   Washington, DC – September 27, 2019   After an unprecedented presentation by EASA head Patrick Ky… Read More


FlyersRights.org Amicus Brief Prevails in Spirit Airlines “Gotcha” Fees Lawsuit For more information, contact Paul Hudson, President, FlyersRights.org at 800-662-1859 or paul@flyersrights.org. Paul Hudson has been a member of the FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) since 1993 September 13, 2019 – Washington, DC – FlyersRights.org’s amicus brief by Andrew Appelbaum prevailed in a federal appeals court in New York that said low-cost… Read More


Passengers win appeal case against Spirit Airlines’ “gotcha” carryon baggage fees. FlyersRights’ amicus brief by Andrew Appelbaum prevails: Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over ‘gotcha’ carry-on bag fees, judge rules The plaintiffs accused the Spirit of knowing that its online travel agents hid the “gotcha” bag fees they would have to pay at the airport. Click… Read More


If you haven’t really kept up on the status of the Boeing 737 MAX, here’s a brief rundown of the current situation as the MAX enters its sixth month of worldwide grounding: Norwegian Air says it will stop offering some trans-Atlantic flights because the MAX grounding makes the routes “no longer commercially viable.” Southwest Airlines, Boeing’s most loyal customer,… 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


FlyersRights.org on July 12, 2019 filed its opening brief against the Department of Transportation (DOT) in federal litigation over its failure to ensure that airlines accurately inform passengers of their rights to delay compensation in international travel. Due to DOT’s inaction, few passengers know that the Montreal Convention of 1999 (ratified by the US in… Read More


FlyersRights.org’s Opening Brief in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit challenging DOT’s refusal to prohibit unreasonable change fees. When Congress deregulated domestic air travel prices and routes, it explicitly preserved DOT’s authority and duty to ensure that prices and fees on international travel remain reasonable. According to DOT’s own admission, it has… Read More