Press Statement For Immediate Release Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445.1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Applauds Senator Boxer and Congressman Thompson for Standing Up For Airline Passengers Rights Coalition Reacts to jetBlue’s Customer Bill of Rights Napa Valley, CA. (February 20, 2007) – The Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights issued the… Read More 2/8/2007 11:05:46 AMKate Hanni, Lobbying for Airline Passenger StandardsMs. Hanni heads a coalition of airline passengers, who were traveling on American Airlines flights #1348, 534 and 1008 from San Francisco to Dallas and were diverted to Austin because of heavy storms in Dallas, became stranded for over 8 hours with no food or access… Read More

REALLY HOW ARE THE AIRLINES DOING?Depatment Of Transportation – The truth is out! Air Travel Consumer Reports for 2007The Air Travel Consumer Report is a monthly product of the Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings (OAEP). The report is designed to assist consumers with information on the quality of services provided by… Read More

I am so excited to tell CBS our story and get the word out about this coalition. I’ll be getting up at 3:45am to film at 5:00am. The early show on CBS your local station, tomorrow morning from 5:00am to 7:00am, we should be on the last hour. So wish us luck and WATCH us… Read More

One thing I haven’t heard any of us from flight 1348 or anyone else countering is the absurd claim from anyone speaking on behalf of American Airlines that “it was the weather.” Of course it was the weather that caused the diversion to Austin. No one has ever taken issue with that. But, and pardon… Read More