OBERSTAR URGED TO GIVE STRANDED AIRLINE PASSENGERS RELIEFAS PART OF $500M INSURANCE SUBSIDYUnless emergency bill is amended, airlines will get $500M – and passengers get bumped WASHINGTON (September 22) – The head of the nation’s leading passenger rights organization today urged Congressman James Oberstar (DFL-MN) to give relief to stranded airline passengers as part of… Read More

Kate Hanni, Executive Director For Immediate ReleaseFlyersRights.org(CAPBOR)707-337-0328 Canada Passes Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights: “If airline passengers rights is good enough for Canada, why not good enough for America”? Napa Valley California 8/11/08: (Flyersrights.org) Kate Hanni today confirmed Canada’s efforts to pass an airline passengers’ bill of rights has come to fruition, and yes even… Read More

IN MEMORIAM Lest we not forget on the 7th anniversary of our fallen airline passengers, pilots, and crew and their respective families, all undeserved victims of the 9/11 tragedy, we suggest that all Coalition members today take a moment of prayer or silence to remember and respect their valued heroism and lives. Thank you.… Read More

For Immediate ReleaseKate Hanni: Exec. Dir. (707) 337-0328Flyersrights.org (CAPBOR) Statement on FAA Computer Meltdown Resulting in Massive Flight DelaysAugust 26, 2008 Napa, California – The Coalition for an Airline Passenger Bill of Rights today issued the following statement following news reports that airports across the country were experiencing massive flight delays as a result of… Read More

Kate Hanni, Founder-PresidentCoalition for Airline Passengers’ Rights, Health and Safety707-337-0328 Cries of the Flying Public are finally heard New Airline Passengers Rights Bill a victory June 26th, 2008: A new, separate Bill providing significant relief for air passengers from extended on-board delays was welcomed today by Kate Hanni, Founder-President of the Coalition for Airline Passengers’… Read More

Kate Hanni, Founder-PresidentCoalition for Airline Passengers’ Rights, Health and Safety707-337-0328 Forbes/Conde Naste Exutive Women’s Magazine Taps Kate Hanni as one of 25 most Influential Executive Women in Travel June 26th, 2008: Kate Hanni is one of the most passionate and dedicated national figures fighting for safeguards and protections for airline passenger’s today. She is the… Read More

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONOFFICE OF AVIATION ENFORCEMENT AND PROCEEDINGSAVIATION CONSUMER FORUM Tuesday, June 24, 20089:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel540 N. Michigan AvenueChicago, Illinois 92108 The U.S. Department of Transportation is hosting an aviation consumer forum to help educate air travelers about their rights and responsibilities and to discuss the problems… Read More