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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  • 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
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  • 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
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