Articles tagged “rights”

Sen. Lautenberg played bare-knuckled politics for transportation issues

Sen. Lautenberg played bare-knuckled politics for transportation issues

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Airlines weren't happy with Lautenberg for his advocacy of tarmac-delay rules, but Amtrak, other mass transit groups, and the organized labor that makes tourism and transportation move loved him.

6 years ago

FAQs on the new European airline passenger rights

6 years ago

European airline passengers get a big boost on flying and compensation rights

Lisa Bachelor, Guardian

Europe has now jumped ahead of North America when it comes to airline passenger rights, and with low cost-zero-service carriers ruling the skies there, these new rules are surely needed.

6 years ago

Passenger compensation on European airlines is more often than not just a fantasy

Passenger compensation on European airlines is more often than not just a fantasy

Oliver Smith, The Daily Telegraph

The hefty fines for airlines have led them to go to extraordinary measures to avoid compensation flyers as the law would suggest. Is it time to make the fines more realistic?

6 years ago

7 years ago