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

Kate will be testifying and representing the hundreds of thousands of people who’ve been stranded on tarmacs, had missing or damaged luggage, flight delays that weren’t reported, frequent flyer miles swallowed up by the airlines, abandoned by airlines completely in the wrong airport, and all of the proposed items on our Airline Bill of Rights… Read More

For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445-1570Congress Must Step in to Safeguard the Well-Being of Passengers and Make them a Priority Napa Valley, CA. (April 2, 2007) – The Coalition for “Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” (PBOR), the fastest growing coalition of airline passengers in the country, issued the following statement from its spokesperson… Read More