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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    NSW premier quits over wine - Brisbane Times
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  • Road to Power Built on Memories of War as Algeria Votes - Bloomberg
    Algeria votes on Bouteflika's future - BBC
    04/16/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
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    Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now - Reuters UK
    04/16/2014 - 7:58 am | View Link
  • 'Never prepared to fight' - Canberra Times
    What were the NSW rule-makers thinking when they gave rein to a mob as ... secretary of the Prime Minister's Department on the tarmac to greet the
    04/15/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
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  • Blame weather, not federal rule, for canceled flights
    Some pilots say the tarmac-delay rule, and fines, are behind this winter’s tens of thousands of canceled flights in the U.S. But columnist Joe Sharkey says it’s the foul weather, compounded by airlines’ lack of capacity.
    03/4/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • The economic toll of winter’s canceled flights: $5.3 billion
    Counting up the cost of passengers’ missed trips, and airlines’ extra expenses, after severe U.S. winter weather forces cancellation of tens of thousands of flights,
    03/3/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Worst time for air travel since 9/11
    This winter's weather has been worse for airlines than any other time since the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
    03/3/2014 - 1:48 pm | View Link
  • Winter Storms Cost Fliers $5.3 Billion on Missed Trips
    Severe winter weather cost U.S. airline passengers $5.3 billion in expenses and missed workdays as carriers canceled and delayed trips in the worst period of flight disruption since Sept. 11.
    03/3/2014 - 10:29 am | View Link
  • Spirit Airlines selects Exelis aircraft surveillance solution for fleet tracking
    Spirit Airlines has selected the Exelis aircraft surveillance solution, known as Symphony® OpsVue™, to visually track its aircraft fleet while on the ground. This soluti
    03/3/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
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  • Passengers' Rights- The New Long Tarmac Delay Rule
    There's been a lot in the news over the past few years about what are known in the airline industry as "long on-board delays". You may remember the Jet Blue flight on Valentine's Day, 2007 that was stuck on a taxiway at JFK. Passengers and crew on the ...
    04/2/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Tarmac-Delay Rule Making U.S. Flight Cancellations More Likely, GAO Says
    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 likely to more than ...
    09/14/2011 - 10:49 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 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • Government to Expand Airline Tarmac-Delay Rule
    DALLAS -- Federal officials are expanding a tarmac-delay rule to prohibit airlines from holding passengers on stranded international flights for longer than four hours. The change stems from a late-December debacle in which several planes loaded with ...
    04/20/2011 - 1:18 am | View Link
  • Weather, tarmac rule irk airlines
    This winter, airlines struggled with Mother Nature's unpredictable storms and a new U.S. Department of Transportation rule that deters carriers from keeping occupied planes on the tarmac for more than three hours with the threat of multimillion-dollar fines.
    03/6/2011 - 12:05 pm | View Link
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  • Tamworth Area Radio Model Aircraft Club Inc.
    NOTICE BOARD. Updated 05/10/2013. Check on this link to live air traffic radar. Download the official club rules here...
    04/18/2014 - 1:56 am | View Website
  • Aggregates & Asphalt
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    WHEN plans were announced to remove some grass verges and replace them with tarmac to ease the parking problems in some areas, I advised that the kerbs should not be ...
    04/17/2014 - 11:16 am | View Website
  • New DOT Consumer Rule Limits Airline Tarmac Delays ...
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    04/17/2014 - 5:54 am | View Website
  • Lafarge Tarmac | About Us
    U lt imate Sustainability. Lafarge Tarmac is committed to providing construction materials and solutions that make a positive contribution to the built environment.
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