Tarmac Rule Gets You Off The Plane. Then What?

New government rules make it less likely that you'll be stranded for hours on the ground inside an airplane this summer.

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ASK NEWS:
  • When a plane’s stuck on the tarmac, why aren’t passengers ... - Washington Post
    ... the tarmac-delay rule, the Department’s Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings negotiates settlements for violations of the tarmac...
    11/22/2014 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • 7 Essential Thanksgiving-Travel Reads - Huffington Post
    By Gretchen Kalwinski for the Orbitz Travel Blog Rule no. ... else could you ask for when you're stuck another thirty minutes on that tarmac?
    11/21/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Renault's new Megane GT-Line dares to be different - Straits Times
    The new Renault Megane GT-Line is not a tarmac burner, but a catwalk ... it is a hatchback when saloons and SUVs rule local roads;
    11/21/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 (Review) - Pop Matters
    This tires-and-tarmac romp isn’t as self-indulgently long as the pursuit in H.B. Halicki’s original Gone In 60 Seconds (1974), but...
    11/20/2014 - 1:12 pm | View Link
  • TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 - Pop Matters
    This tires-and-tarmac romp isn’t as self-indulgently long as the pursuit in H.B. Halicki’s original Gone In 60 Seconds (1974), but...
    11/20/2014 - 12:27 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Plane crash kills three in flight simulator
    Three people in a flight simulator have died after a real plane crashed into the building in the United States.
    10/30/2014 - 8:03 pm | View Link
  • Small plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least four killed, five injured
    A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to the Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Thursday. Only the pilot was on the plane, but it wasn't immediately clear how many people were inside the building.
    10/30/2014 - 3:30 pm | View Link
  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing at least 4
    Crash sends up huge plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita; 4 others missing
    10/30/2014 - 3:28 pm | View Link
  • Flames, smoke after horror plane crash
    A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke.
    10/30/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Link
  • Flames, smoke after plane crash
    A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke.
    10/30/2014 - 3:14 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Three-hour tarmac rule starts Thursday
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood sent a message Tuesday to airlines who might be tempted to violate his department's new three-hour limit on tarmac strandings: Do so at your peril. There will be strong enforcement, LaHood told ...
    10/23/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • DOT Tarmac Rule Cuts Long Delays
    The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that its consumer protection rule prohibiting tarmac delays over three hours has both virtually eliminated tarmac delays of more than three hours and significantly reduced tarmac delays that are between one and ...
    01/24/2014 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • Rule limiting airport tarmac delays working
    That compares with 35 tarmac delays for domestic flights during the same period last year, which was the first full year that a new government rule preventing long tarmac delays took effect. The government imposed limits on delays in April 2010 after a ...
    08/10/2012 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Tarmac-Delay Rule Makes Cancellations More Likely, GAO Says
    Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. government’s effort to eliminate longer delays on airport tarmacs has made it more likely that airlines will cancel flights, according to a study by the Government Accountability Office. U.S. airlines were 24 percent more ...
    09/14/2011 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • Tough Rule Eliminates Most Tarmac Strandings
    WHEN they get together, business travelers complain about the hassles of air transportation, but one big issue has abruptly dropped off the gripe list. For the first time in years, almost no one is moaning about being stranded on an airport tarmac for ...
    05/4/2011 - 1:10 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Resin Driveways, Concrete Pattern Paths & Tarmac Block ...
    Resin driveways that look great and feel good too. We specialize in installation of tarmac block patching, resin bonded paths and concrete pattern drives.
    11/23/2014 - 4:08 am | View Website
  • New DOT Consumer Rule Limits Airline Tarmac Delays ...
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a new rule that significantly strengthens protections afforded to consumers by, among other things ...
    11/23/2014 - 1:23 am | View Website
  • DOT Aviation Consumer Protection and Enforcement Rules
    File a consumer complaint with DOT | Aviation Safety and Security | Air Travel Consumer Report Travel Tips & Publications
    11/22/2014 - 11:33 am | View Website
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ...
    2 3. What is the Department’s authority to require airlines to comply with the provisions of this rule? The Department has broad rulemaking powers under 49 U.S.C ...
    11/22/2014 - 10:35 am | View Website
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Docket No. DOT-OST-2012-0028 Submission of U.S. Carrier and Airport Tarmac Delay Contingency Plans to Department
    11/22/2014 - 4:45 am | View Website
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