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Jul 28, 2014, 12:01 ET

Passenger Group Calls on Airlines to Disclose Routes for International Flights Over Conflict Zones

FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has...

Jul 11, 2014, 15:28 ET

Airline Passenger Group Calls on Airlines to Lose the Asterisk

 FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, is calling on the House Members to debate H.R. 4156, the...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:28 ET

Not In It For The Long Haul

 FLYERSRIGHTS.ORG, the largest passenger advocacy organization, issued a statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) issuance...

Feb 13, 2014, 14:39 ET

Airline Passenger Group calls for transparency in American US Airways merger settlement with Justice Department

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, has filed comments with the US Department of Justice calling for the release...

Dec 16, 2013, 11:19 ET

Airline Passengers Group To Feds: "We Have Rights !!!"

FlyersRights.org Will Demand A "Passengers' Bill Of Rights" At Two Events The nation's largest consumer organization representing airline...

Oct 11, 2013, 11:41 ET

Airline Passenger Group Calls On Airlines To Waive Cancellation/Change Fees During Federal Government Shutdown

Paul Hudson, president of FlyersRights.org, a large airline passenger organization with 30,000 members, called today on US airlines to immediately...

Aug 07, 2013, 09:50 ET

Deceptive/Unfair Ticket Pricing Now No. 1 Airline Passenger Complaint

FlyersRights.org, the largest U.S. airline passenger organization, surveyed its 30,000+ members in late July and asked them to pick their three...

Jun 05, 2013, 18:06 ET

Airline Passenger Group Relieved TSA Head Pistole Backs Down On Allowing Knives Back On Airliners

Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org expressed "relief" that the TSA today announced it was shelving not just postponing its announced rule...

May 10, 2013, 15:14 ET

Airline Passenger and Safety Groups Seek to Clip Boeing 787 Wings

Challenging the safety of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, two air- passenger advocacy groups are demanding the U.S. government limit flights on the...

Apr 23, 2013, 17:15 ET

FlyersRights.org Demands Answers To Air Traffic Controller Furloughs

 Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org called on DOT Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Huerta explain to the...

Nov 26, 2012, 10:10 ET

Bag Humbug!! Airlines Play Scrooge With Fees

 COALITION FOR AIRLINE PASSENGERS DEMANDS DOT MANDATE TRUE FEE TRANSPARENCY IN NEW CONSUMER RULE!  This holiday season the...

Nov 20, 2012, 06:00 ET

On Eve Of Year's Busiest Travel Season, U.S. Transportation Department's "Consumer Protection" Panel Recommends: No New Protections For The Flying Public

 Two pro-consumer groups, FlyersRights.org and Aviation Consumer Action Project, today blasted a newly released report from the U.S. Department...

Sep 20, 2012, 16:40 ET

American Airlines flight Cancellations wreak havoc on flying public, says FlyersRights.org

Congress must act to restore the "reciprocity rule" immediately  American began implementing cost cuts for its pilots this month after a...

Sep 19, 2012, 10:48 ET

FlyersRights.org Calls on DOT To Investigate and Fine Airlines Associated With Tarmac Delays

 FlyersRights.org  today called on The Department of Transportation to investigate and fine airlines $27,500 per customer stuck on...

Jul 16, 2012, 06:00 ET

Airline Lobby Group Attacks "Families Flying Together Act of 2012"

 Airline's for America, the lobby group formerly known as the Air Transport Association, has openly attacked the "Families Flying...

May 09, 2012, 10:14 ET

Body Scanners would NOT detect underwear bomb

Intelligence Driven security foiled plot!  FlyersRights.org asks why the TSA continues to mislead the public about the efficacy of body...

May 01, 2012, 10:26 ET

FlyersRights.org goes Global with Toll Free Hotline for Stranded Passengers

1-877-FLYERS6 (1-877-359-3776)  FlyersRights.org announced today the expansion of its hotline from domestic service to international...

Feb 16, 2012, 18:39 ET

United's New 'Anti-Pet' Policy Sparks Military Backlash

United Airlines has recently announced changes to its pet transport policy that will increase the cost for military service members transporting...

Feb 06, 2012, 18:00 ET

FlyersRights.org: Final Passage of Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights in FAA Bill a "Major Victory"

An Array of New Rights for Passengers Will Make Skies Safer, More Efficient  FlyersRights.org today hailed the passage of a new,...

Jan 26, 2012, 09:26 ET

FlyersRights.org Launches Final Push for Airline Passengers Rights, 3 hour rule at risk!

Final negotiations appear to be  underway for the long anticipated FAA Reauthorization Bill in Congress.  Flyers Rights, in concert with...