FlyersRights, as the designated representative of the flying public to the FAA on safety, has been working hard to ensure the Boeing 737 MAX is not ungrounded unless it is safe.  Toward that end we questioned Boeing on why it did NOT ground after the first crash in 2018, then publicly called for grounding shortly… Read More

Flyers Rights issued the following comments on proposed Senate Air Safety Bill: The legislation introduced by Senator Wicker and Senator Cantwell is a step in the right direction. But as presently drafted the bill is inadequate to restore public confidence in aviation safety and would have been unlikely to have prevented the crashes of flight… Read More

Senators say federal health & safety rules urgently needed to curb further spread of COVID-19 while protecting travelers & frontline workers in the sky   Washington (June 9, 2020) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today renewed their call for the U.S. Department of Transportation,… Read More

Summer interns Hotline workers needed! Our Hotline Director is looking to retire after14 years with FlyersRights   We need, in the short term, to relieve his workload – possibly with interns or volunteers. We can pay stipends for interns or could pay a ‘per-passenger-helped’ rate for an experienced helpline worker. Please email: for more info.… Read More

How we help in 3 ways: 1- Tips and infomation to get reunds 2- Gathering horror stories to publicize and get Congress and DOT to act. 3-Referral to class action attorneys and court actions to get refunds through judicial relief.   Send us your HORROR STORIES on trying to get REFUNDS!   .… Read More

  The bottom line for many airlines is simple:  Do whatever possible to generate revenue and conserve cash now –  and worry about the consequences later. We were alerted to this new airline COVID scam involving phantom flights by Tamara Thiessen with Forbes. It appears that some airlines are using customers as “piggy banks” and… Read More