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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  • Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Appears To Have Crashed Plane ... - Huffington Post
    Lufthansa forced to change cockpit rule - CNN
    03/27/2015 - 12:41 pm | View Link
  • What's new in business news: March 26, 2015 - Bangkok Post
    การตรวจตรา tarmac : an area with a Tarmac surface ... violate : to do something that is against a law, rule or agreement
    03/26/2015 - 7:37 am | View Link
  • Interview with Glen Truswell Dan Holman talks to the I14 World ... - Yachts and Yachting Online
    ... think sailing with Sam (Pascoe) in 2014/15 really threw the rule book out the ... It's not like we race on smooth tarmac at known speeds ...
    03/25/2015 - 8:42 am | View Link
  • 150 dead in mystery plane crash in French Alps - Citizen.co.za
    VIDEO: What we know about Germanwings plane - BBC
    03/24/2015 - 1:08 pm | View Link
  • These boots are made for ... football, actually - Jersey Evening Post
    It is a rule that renders the heavy, metal-studded boots worn by many ... but because a lot of the time kids have to walk across tarmac to get to
    03/23/2015 - 2:06 pm | View Link
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  • Air Passenger Rights and Protections
    In 2009 the DOT issued the "3-hour tarmac rule," mandating that passengers on domestic flights be allowed to disembark after three hours on the tarmac (four hours for international flights), provided that this does not create safety or security issues or ...
    03/26/2015 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • Travel Tip: Tarmac Delays are Actually Decreasing
    You might recall a few years ago, the government issued something called the “tarmac-delay rule.” Well, the reports are in, and it seems to be working. Back in 2010, a rule went into effect that prohibits airlines from sitting on the tarmac for more ...
    03/5/2015 - 12:23 am | View Link
  • Tarmac delay rules: Consumer success or industry burden?
    Thankfully for fliers, former DOT Secretary Raymond LaHood acted. He announced the first tarmac delay rule in December 2009, and it took effect in April 2010. One year later, the DOT announced an expanded rule that applied to charter operations and foreign ...
    02/4/2015 - 12:14 am | View Link
  • Southwest fined $1.6 million for tarmac delay rule violation
    Southwest Airlines is being fined $1.6 million for violating violated federal rules involving long tarmac delays last January. It's the largest civil penalty a carrier has been assessed for violating the rules. According to the Transportation Department ...
    01/16/2015 - 12:02 am | 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
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  • The Flat Tire Rule | The Tarmac
    It all starts with a flat tire, right? It’s a passenger’s version of “the dog ate my homework.” You show up late at the gate and your flight is taxiing to ...
    03/27/2015 - 2:19 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 ...
    03/26/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Website
  • Tarmac Delays and Airline Passenger Rights | Nolo.com
    New federal rules limit tarmac delay times and spell out airlines' obligations to passengers.
    03/26/2015 - 12:50 pm | View Website
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    Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that Southwest Airlines violated federal rules involving lengthy tarmac delays last January.
    03/25/2015 - 10:07 am | View Website
  • Tarmac Delay Contingency Plan
    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has prepared this Emergency Contingency Plan pursuant to §42301 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.
    03/23/2015 - 2:17 am | View Website
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