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Ukrainian President expands rights of Ukrainians abroad

KYIV, Ukraine - The recently amended law (signed by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on March 3, 2012) on the legal status of Ukrainians abroad considerably broadens the scope of rights of such p

2011 Air Passenger Bill of Rights introduced

Washington - Airlines in the United States will carry a billion passengers a year by 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration predicted Tuesday -- raising the prospect of even more flight delays and

A skinny airline passenger has rights, too

Robert Evans climbed aboard a small US Airways Express jet in El Paso this past summer and found a very large man occupying half of his seat."This," he told a flight attendant, "is not right."

Passenger rights don’t make the cut on travel groups’ wish-lists

No one would claim that any of the new travel-related laws scheduled to take effect in 2010 are game-changers for travelers.

The battle over passenger rights rages on

The fight to protect passengers stranded on flights for more than three hours rages on.

Travel companies are sending collection agencies after their customers with greater...

It wasn't John Martellaro's fault. His rental car's registration had expired, so he was pulled over twice and ticketed on his way to the Philadelphia airport.

New group formed to push for airline passenger rights

Brandon M. Macsata had no single defining airline experience, no day in the rain where he sat on a grounded airplane for eight or 10 hours.

New consumer rights group focuses on air travel; Association for Airline...

Domestic airline passengers today took a giant step toward improving the airline industry in the United States.

Fliers’ rights still delayed by politics

On the Friday after Christmas two years ago, more than 13,000 passengers were cooped up without food and water in planes that had been circling closed airports or idling on tarmacs for up to 11 hours.

Airline seeks seat rights to Middle East

Spirit Of Manila Airlines Corp.

Canada passes airline passengers’ bill of rights

(September 11, 2008) - At a press conference in Ottowa, Transport Minister Lawrence Cannon announced the passage of a passenger's bill of rights program, nicknamed "Flight Rights." The Canadian govern

Calif. Assembly adopts airline passenger bill of rights

SACRAMENTO—California lawmakers on Thursday approved legislation requiring airlines to provide passengers with food, water, lights, air and working toilets when they're stuck on airport tarmacs for long periods of time. The measure cleared the Assembly by a 54-16 vote, with critics challenging whether California has the authority to regulate airlines. It now goes to the Senate.

‘Prisoners of War have more rights’ than stranded airline passengers

The New York State Airline Passenger Bill of Rights seeks to save fliers from a recurrent travel nightmare: being stranded on a crammed airplane for hours— breathing stagnant air, with no food, no water and unsanitary bathrooms.