Fifteen US flights waited on tarmac for over three hours in August Any violations could result in fines, although there are a few safety exceptions to the rule. “All reported extended tarmac delays are being investigated by the Department,” the DOT said in a press release. “Previous investigations of tarmac delays ... 10/13/2016 - 6:13 pm | View Link
Study: Tarmac delay rule just makes things worse Travelers check the departure board at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on Sept. 26, 2014. (Photo: Paul Beaty, AP) The tarmac delay rule put in place in 2010 by the Department of Transportation to protect fliers from being stranded for hours on ... 01/5/2016 - 7:55 pm | View Link
Rule to prevent tarmac delays backfires for airline passengers: study A rule intended to keep airline passengers from being stuck for long stretches on the tarmac has resulted in more delays, according to a study. Dartmouth College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found the tarmac delay rule increased flight ... 01/4/2016 - 9:31 am | View Link
Dartmouth study: Tarmac-delay rule has disrupted airline operations The rule implemented in 2010 that penalizes airlines for making passengers sit for more than three hours on the tarmac has resulted in longer travel delays, according to a Dartmouth University study. The Department of Transportation rule requires airlines ... 12/21/2015 - 9:21 am | View Link
Airline tarmac rule leads to more passenger delays, study concludes One of the nation’s toughest passenger rights laws — a rule that fines airlines for stranding fliers on an airport tarmac — may actually increase passenger delays instead of reducing them. That is the conclusion of a new study by professors from ... 01/26/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Second Final Rule on Enhancing Airline Passenger ... united states of america . department of transportation . office of aviation enforcement and proceedings . washington, dc _____ issued ... 10/15/2016 - 3:30 am | View Website
Regulations.gov Subject 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 ... 10/14/2016 - 2:48 am | View Website
New Tarmac Rule Limits Time Stuck on Airplanes ... Ah, but will the rule wind up victimizing passengers in other ways? For more air travel news and insights visit Rick's blog at: http://farecompare.com 10/13/2016 - 11:06 pm | View Website
Tarmac Delay Rule: Final Rule Tarmac Delay Contingency Plans Requires foreign air carriers operating to or ... There is no requirement in the tarmac delay rule that a carrier record ... 10/13/2016 - 11:32 am | View Website
Tarmac tar·mac (tär′măk′) n. A tarmacadam road or surface, especially an airport runway. v. tar·macked, tar·mack·ing, tar·macs v.tr. To cause (an aircraft) to sit ... 10/12/2016 - 6:32 am | View Website
You've made it to the halfway point this week, so start the second half off right by catching up with everything you need to know. 1. UConn's Pitch As the dust settles on the Big 12's decision not to expand, UConn fans are taking a closer look at the school's pitch.
"Bittersweet" was the word of the night, the one often used to describe President Barack Obama's final state dinner. "We saved the best for last," he said Tuesday as he welcomed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, to the White House. He wasn't joking. The final gala
As Tuesday night approached, Shiny Chemmarappally didn't think she'd have the strength to speak about her daughter. But then dusk came and the crowd assembled for the vigil, each member clutching a candle. The dozens of upturned faces steeled her resolve, and the words came steadily, if not easily.
Christina Diaz, the mother of a second-grader at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School, cut through the pleasantries as she addressed the city school board Tuesday night. "How dare y'all close down that school or think about closing down that school," Diaz said. "Have you even taken the time to talk
Nigeria's government is negotiating the release of another 83 of the Chibok schoolgirls taken in a mass abduction two-and-a-half years ago, but more than 100 others appear unwilling to leave their Boko Haram Islamic extremist captors, a community leader said Tuesday. The unwilling girls may have
Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he'll push for a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress if he's elected to the White House. The proposal, announced at rallies in Colorado Springs and Grand Junction, came as the GOP nominee sharpened his focus on cracking down on