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:
  • Old wine, old bottle - The Week
    This Kiddie Fast & Furious 7 Parody Is Everything - MTV UK
    04/11/2015 - 8:55 am | View Link
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo - Miami Herald
    Historic handshake at Americas summit - BBC
    04/10/2015 - 12:46 pm | View Link
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama, Castro exchange greetings - Jamestown Post-Journal
    Latest on Americas Summit: Obama, Castro exchange greetings - Vida en el Valle
    04/10/2015 - 10:50 am | View Link
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama a few seats from Castro - Yahoo! Finance
    Latest on Americas Summit: Pot bangers protest over Maduro - Jamestown Post-Journal
    04/10/2015 - 9:40 am | View Link
  • Hillary Clinton and the Truth-O-Meter - St. Petersburg Times
    Sen. Rand Paul on Hillary Clinton: "‎I think Benghazi was a 3:00 ... - CNN
    04/10/2015 - 9:07 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Latest on Americas Summit: UN chief praises US and Cuba
    9:10 p.m. (0210 GMT, 10:10 p.m. EDT) U.N. Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon is praising presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro for moving to restore U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations after decades of hostility. ...
    04/10/2015 - 10:17 pm | View Link
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama a few seats from Castro
    8:20 p.m. (0120 GMT, 9:20 p.m. EDT) President Barack Obama is wedged between the leaders of El Salvador and Grenada at the opening ceremony of the Summit of the Americas. Two seats down from Obama is Cuban ...
    04/10/2015 - 9:21 pm | View Link
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Pot bangers protest over Maduro
    7:50 p.m. (0050 GMT, 8:50 p.m. EDT) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was greeted with a din of banging pots as he arrived for the start of the Summit of the Americas. The Panama City neighborhood surrounding ...
    04/10/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • Clues to support for Bashir abound in rural Sudan
    The name of President Omar al-Bashir is mainly known worldwide because of decades of deadly conflict in Sudan and also for his overseeing the country's split from the south. For Ahmed al-Muada, Bashir and his ruling National Congress Party (NCP), both seeking reelection on Monday, are the reason he is being treated in a hospital near his home in the town of Shendi on the banks of the Nile ...
    04/10/2015 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • Karle's Korner: Bama nabs a coach from the pro ranks: This just might work!
    Let me get this straight: He's a man who is small in stature but owns a big heart. He is a man who spent years in Louisiana, owns a championship, and is seldom outworked. He was nabbed from the pro ranks and is nicknamed by many "The Little General". Where have we seen this before?
    04/6/2015 - 10:01 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • BTS: 24 excessive tarmac delays reported in February
    In February, 16 US domestic flights experienced tarmac delays exceeding three hours and eight international ... be required to honor these fares based on the Department’s rule against post-purchase increases of scheduled air transportation,” DOT ...
    04/16/2015 - 6:15 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 - 2:11 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
  • Southwest Fined $1.6 Million For Violating Tarmac Delay Rule
    DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas’ Southwest Airlines is being fined $1.6 million for not letting passengers get off planes that were stuck on the ground during long delays. The The U.S. Department of Transportation accused Southwest of failing to ...
    01/15/2015 - 8:34 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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BING SEARCH:
  • Contingency Plan for Lengthy Tarmac Delays | Delta Air Lines
    Overview. Before delays occur, Delta has a comprehensive plan designed to forecast and adjust to operational challenges and minimize lengthy delays while passengers ...
    04/19/2015 - 7:50 am | View Website
  • Tarmac Delay Rule:
    Final Rule Tarmac Delay Contingency Plans Requires foreign air carriers operating to or from the U.S. with at least one aircraft with 30 or more passenger seats to ...
    04/17/2015 - 3:20 am | View Website
  • US DOT Fines Southwest $1.6 Million for Violating Tarmac ...
    U.S. Department of Transportation Fines Southwest $1.6 Million for Violating Tarmac Delay Rule
    04/16/2015 - 9:15 pm | 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 ...
    04/16/2015 - 9:19 am | View Website
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    Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that Southwest Airlines violated federal rules involving lengthy tarmac delays last January.
    04/16/2015 - 5:52 am | View Website
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