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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  • How Monaco drama unfolded - BBC
    ... they not ? or is it one rule for Lewis Hamilton and one rule for Nico ... Some of it is in shade, there is old tarmac and new, fresh tarmac ...
    05/24/2015 - 11:34 am | View Link
  • Social News 23/5 - VietNamNet Bridge
    ... had to be repaired after cracks appeared in the tarmac and sections ... The DRVN plans to add a rule that prohibits people who obtain driver
    05/23/2015 - 3:50 pm | View Link
  • Getting a physical in Bangkok: a health check-up that's worth every ... - South China Morning Post
    After a night without beer and following the strict rule of no food for nine ... Lumps of tarmac where a staircase would have been more appropriate
    05/23/2015 - 11:40 am | View Link
  • New Rules Could Make Formula One Exciting Again - Wired News
    ... to make the sport more exciting with a number of potential rule changes. ... tires (which can deliver more engine power to the tarmac), and ...
    05/22/2015 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • Buy-local issue discussed by Timmins city council - Timmins Times
    City's truck purchase reignites buy-local debate - Timmins Daily Press
    05/21/2015 - 2:56 pm | View Link
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  • Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitor
    The 2nd Circuit did not yet rule on a separate appeal in which Apple is challenging ... rank the worst in the country for the percentage of flights delayed on the tarmac at takeoff and landing, according to the Global Gateway Alliance.
    05/28/2015 - 3:44 am | View Link
  • EXCLUSIVE: New York's three major airports are worst in country for leaving fliers grounded, report says
    Weather and congestion are blamed for the lengthy delays. A federal rule had put a three-hour time limit on domestic flights on the tarmac, with U.S. airlines facing a $27,500 per passenger fine for blowing the cap. The group has been pushing for the ...
    05/28/2015 - 2:06 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
    “We have aggressively enforced, and will continue to aggressively enforce, our tarmac delay rule to ensure carriers have adequate resources to minimize passengers’ exposure to lengthy tarmac delays.” Under the DOT’s aviation consumer protection ...
    01/16/2015 - 12:02 am | View Link
  • Southwest Gets $1.6 Million Fine for Tarmac Delays, DOT’s Largest Such Penalty
    The U.S. Department of Transportation tagged Southwest with a $1.6 million tarmac delay penalty, the DOT’s largest penalty since the rule went into effect in 2009. The DOT’s Aviation Enforcement Office pointed to 16 Southwest flights at Chicago Midway ...
    01/15/2015 - 7:50 am | View Link
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  • There Is No Tarmac On An Airport | Left Seat
    I really hate the way the word “tarmac” is being used to describe pavement on an airport. It’s one thing when NBC’s Brian Williams, for example, uses tarmac ...
    05/28/2015 - 1:23 pm | View Website
  • Contingency Plan for Lengthy Tarmac Delays | Delta Air Lines
    Before delays occur, Delta has a comprehensive plan designed to forecast and adjust to operational challenges and minimize lengthy delays while passengers are on ...
    05/28/2015 - 3:29 am | View Website
  • Tarmac Delay Rule:
    Final Rule Tarmac Delay Contingency Plans ... the Department plans to use this information to determine the effect of lengthy tarmac delays and its rules on ...
    05/27/2015 - 5:20 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.
    05/27/2015 - 4:52 pm | View Website
    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
    05/27/2015 - 4:30 pm | View Website
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