Topic: Kate Hanni
With New York's airports closed and thousands of flights cancelled, it will take days for air travel to return to normal after hurricane Sandy. But precautions taken by airlines could ease the process.
Comtel Air flight, at a refueling stop in Vienna en route to England, demands passengers pay an extra $31,000 for fuel. Comtel Air insists it's not insolvent.
11/18/2011 06:26 pm
Airlines can be fined $27,500 per passenger for flights that sit on the tarmac for more than three hours. But critics say enforcement has been too soft. The JetBlue delay could be a test.
10/31/2011 06:24 pm
An airline passenger's lawsuit over a tarmac delay is thrown out. That makes it important for Congress to outline passenger rights, argue consumer groups.
04/09/2009 01:00 am
Officials insist only a small fraction of flights have lengthy delays. But advocates urge new rights for passengers.
04/03/2009 01:00 am
Airlines are resisting talk of a passenger bill of rights, saying such regulation is the purview of US government.
01/08/2008 12:00 am