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Bus companies struggle with service slips and growing pains

It’s hard to think of a mode of transportation that generates fewer complaints than the bus, except maybe walking.

By |April 8th, 2015|Navigator|0 Comments|
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    Federal government wraps up quiet year for traveler protections

Federal government wraps up quiet year for traveler protections

Government fines against airlines for consumer rule violations are on track to hit a six-year low — $4.5 million less than last year.

Who really benefits when airlines are penalized?

When DOT fines airlines for tarmac delays, why isn’t the money awarded to the passengers who sat on planes for hours before taking off?

Do we really want DOT making cell rules for airlines?

Is the uproar against using cell phones on plane a knee-jerk reaction? Using cell phones would be far more expensive and controllable than cell phone use in normal life. Should a cell phone rule be nationwide and for all flights? And, implemented by the government?
By |October 24th, 2014|Surveys|2 Comments|
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    Tell us how much it costs! Passenger poll shows frustration with airline fee disclosure

Tell us how much it costs! Passenger poll shows frustration with airline fee disclosure

A Travelers United poll in response to requests from DOT, more than 2,600 consumers dramatically responded loud and clear, "Tell us how much it costs!"

The airline ancillary fee battle goes to DOT

In the past, airline service and price went hand in hand. Today, service seems to be forgotten for those flying in coach.
By |September 25th, 2014|Travel policy|1 Comment|

Important survey for DOT (deadline extended)

Let DOT know your airline ticket-buying experiences. The department is in the midst of possibly revising rules about how airline tickets are sold.
By |September 20th, 2014|Surveys|0 Comments|

The “Simple” World of Airline Booking Pre-2008

From the largest gathering of airline lawyers in the world — the top lawyers at airlines and some of the top aviation lobbyists meeting in Montreal.

We need your help — now

We need your help in building Travelers United into a membership organization. $20 from you and from your friends can make a big difference in Washington.
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    What we’re reading: DOT plans rule to ban cellphone use inflight, comedy rules, Airbus 350XWB

What we’re reading: DOT plans rule to ban cellphone use inflight, comedy rules, Airbus 350XWB

DOT plans rule to ban cellphone use inflight, comedy rules inflight entertainment and Airbus shows off its newest plane.