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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  • His powerful son has done nothing to solve his murder - Manila Times
    ... from the China Airlines plane to the airport’s tarmac, where the ... have joined and funded the many coup attempts against her rule, and that ...
    08/21/2014 - 11:31 am | View Link
  • Are You Treating Customers Like Family? Two Lessons From Red Lobster ... - CRM Guru
    After a couple hours on the tarmac, Brandner dialed up Dominos, met ... can’t, typically because they are tied down by a corporate policy or ...
    08/14/2014 - 4:43 am | View Link
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  • Are You Treating Customers Like Family? Two Lessons From Red Lobster and Frontier Airlines
    Video Two acts of corporate kindness hit the news last week. The first involved a delayed flight on Frontier Airlines and the second a touching dinner at Red Lobster. Both resonated, quickly becoming viral online and hitting the mainstream news. Captain Gerhard Brandner bought 38 pizzas for his passengers on Frontier Airlines. Their flight to Denver, already delayed
    07/14/2014 - 4:27 pm | View Link
  • May Airline On-Time Performance Down, Cancellations Up From Previous Year
    Five Lengthy Tarmac Delays Reported The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.9 percent in May, down from both the 79.4 percent on-time rate posted in May 2013 and the 79.6 percent on-time rate posted in April 2014.
    07/11/2014 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Press Release
    WASHINGTON – The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.9 percent in May, down from both the 79.4 percent on-time rate posted in May 2013 and the 79.6 percent on-time rate posted in April 2014.
    07/9/2014 - 11:32 am | View Link
  • South Sudan's unhappy birthday
    What happened to the high hopes of South Sudan's independence?
    07/9/2014 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • President Obama Wants $3.8 Billion for Immigration, But Won't Visit Border
    President Obama will request $3.8 billion from Congress to alleviate the immigration crisis at the border, according to The Washington Post. The funds, nearly double the anticipated White House request, will go towards the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, State and Health and Human Services to add more immigration judges, processing facilities and to help deport more of the children ...
    07/8/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
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  • Tarmac-Delay Rule Making U.S. Flight Cancellations More Likely, GAO Says
    It was extended to non-U.S. carriers last month. The rule “is associated with a greater likelihood of cancellations for flights that taxi out onto the tarmac,” the GAO said, citing a review of flight records and statistical modeling. “Furthermore ...
    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
  • Tarmac rule worked as planned
    The Star-Ledger’s editorial on the Department of Transportation’s rule prohibiting airline tarmac delays to no more than three hours (“Grounded without recourse: FAA must fix tarmac rule so fliers aren’t stranded by unexpected cancellations ...
    03/13/2011 - 10:56 pm | 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.
    03/5/2011 - 11:34 am | View Link
  • Study indicates tarmac rule still doing damage
    While the Department of Transportation can rightly congratulate itself for the near elimination of tarmac delays in the US, a follow-on study of the unintended consequences of the five-month-old tarmac delay rule, confirmed earlier analysis that airlines ...
    11/21/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Tarmac Delays and Airline Passenger Rights | Nolo.com
    New federal rules limit tarmac delay times and spell out airlines' obligations to passengers.
    08/16/2014 - 11:04 pm | View Link
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    Resin driveways that look great and feel good too. We specialize in installation of tarmac block patching, resin bonded paths and concrete pattern drives.
    08/16/2014 - 10:07 pm | View Link
    2 3. What is the Department’s authority to require airlines to comply with the provisions of this rule? The Department has broad rulemaking powers under 49 U.S.C ...
    08/16/2014 - 8:27 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    08/16/2014 - 7:15 pm | View Link
  • DOT Rules
    File a consumer complaint with DOT | Aviation Safety and Security | Air Travel Consumer Report Travel Tips & Publications
    08/16/2014 - 2:50 pm | View Link
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