PRESS RELEASEFor more information contactPaul Hudson 410-940-8934For Release June 22, 2007 Aviation Consumer Groups Decry False Statistics on Flight Delays: Call for Congressional Investigation and Passage of Passenger Rights Legislation Washington, DC- An unusual public meeting was held on June 20th called by the DOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) attended by over 150 airline… Read More


For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 13th, 9:30 AMContact: Kate Hanni—707-337-0328Paul Hudson – 410-940-8934Passenger Rights Coalition Issues Airline Strandings Report CardThree Airlines Get Failing Grades (American, United, US Air)— Group Announces New Toll Free Number For Passenger Complaints –Washington, DC– Advocates for an airline passenger bill of rights today announced that American, United and US Air… Read More


May 9, 2007 Hon. Mary E. PetersSecretary BY FAX & OVERNIGHT MAILUS Dept. of Transportation 202-366-7202 202-267-5047400 7th Street SWWashington, DC 20590 Hon. Marion BlakeyAdministratorFederal Aviation Administration800 Independence Ave. SWWashington, DC 20591 RE: Airline Passenger Stranding, Extended Involuntary Confinement in Aircraft on the Tarmac, Flight Diversions Dear Secretary Peters and Administrator Blakey: We are writing… Read More


Coalition for an Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights (CAPBOR) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 21st May 2007CONTACT: Kate Hanni, Coalition, 707-337-0328 Coalition Pleased that New York Won’t Leave Passengers’ Rights Glued to the Tarmac!** Kate Hanni, Founder of Coalition, to testify before New York Senate Committee on Consumer Protection about Passengers Rights Legislation ** At the airport… Read More


Coalition for An Airline Passengers’ Bill of RightsU.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 May 2007CONTACT: Kate Hanni, Coalition, 707-337-0328Ed Mierzwinski, PIRG, 202-546-9707 x314 Passengers’ Rights Legislation One Step Closer to Take-Off** Groups Commend Commerce Committee For Including Version ofBoxer-Snowe Bill In FAA Reauthorization Package **The Coalition for an Airline Passengers’… Read More


Press Statement For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445-1570 Coalition for “Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” Outraged by Latest Series of Passengers Stranded Aboard Several American Airlines Jets in Austin – Held Against Their Will for Up to Six Hours“Airlines Continue to Defy the Will of the Flying Public, the Federal Government and Members… Read More


For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445-1570 Washington, DC (April 19, 2007) – Spokeswoman and Founder, Kate Hanni, of The Coalition for an “Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” (PBOR) will testify tomorrow before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation in a hearing concerning Aviation Consumer Issues. Hanni will discuss her experience… Read More