Napa Valley, CA. (March 19, 2007) – The Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” (PBOR) issued the following statement from its spokesperson Kate Hanni, urging Congress to make passengers’ rights a necessary part of FAA Reauthorization. “As Congress looks to reauthorize FAA funding this year, they should be using this opportunity to ensure that… 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


For Immediate Release: Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445.1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Encouraged by Department of Transportation’s Call for Investigation into Stranded Passengers Aboard jetBlue and American Airlines Flights Transportation Secretary Peters’ Concerns are the Flying Public’s Concerns. We must Ensure that the U.S. Congress and the Federal Government Join Forces to… Read More


Press StatementFor Immediate Release:Contact: Gil Meneses(202) 445-1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Reacts to Air Transport Association Comments on Extreme Weather “Blaming the System is the Easiest Excuse to Avoid Government Intervention on Behalf of the Flying Public,” – Kate Hanni, Coalition Spokesperson Washington, D.C. (February 23, 2007) – The Coalition for Airline… Read More


Press Statement For Immediate Release Contact: Gil Meneses – 202-445.1570 Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights Applauds Senator Boxer and Congressman Thompson for Standing Up For Airline Passengers Rights Coalition Reacts to jetBlue’s Customer Bill of Rights Napa Valley, CA. (February 20, 2007) – The Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights issued the… Read More