For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445-1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Commends House Transportation Committee Chair James Oberstar for Demanding Stricter Oversight into Passenger Mistreatment and Lack of Customer Service by Airlines Industry Fastest Growing Airline Passenger Coalition Calls on Congress to Make Passengers Bill of Rights a Necessary Component of… Read More

Flight Crew Wouldn’t Let Passengers Use Restroom POSTED: 8:34 am EDT March 18, 2007WPBF-TV (Palm Beach, FL) SALT LAKE CITY — SkyWest Airlines apologized to a passenger who said he wasn’t allowed to use the restroom during a one-hour flight and ended up urinating in an air-sickness bag.James Whipple said he had two “really big… Read More

For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445.1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Applauds Congressman Mike Thompson for Introducing Bill that Would Give Airline Passengers Legal Rights “We Applaud Congressman Thompson for Taking a Leadership Role in Protecting the Well-being of the Flying Public” – Kate Hanni. Napa Valley, CA. (March 1, 2007)… Read More

Bill will keep passengers from being held indefinitely on planes, ensure passengers’ needs are met, and help airlines coordinate with government agencies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Thursday, March 01, 2007 WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) introduced the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, legislation that would require all airlines to provide a minimum level of customer… Read More