Airlines Now Actually Have To Return Bag Fees If They Lose Your Bag

Airlines Now Actually Have To Return Bag Fees If They Lose Your Bag

It’s sort of sad that the Department of Transportation actually had to force airlines to refund bag fees if they lose your baggage — but whatever, let’s not dwell. [More]

Virgin Atlantic Keeps Passengers On Hot Plane For 4 Hours

Virgin Atlantic Keeps Passengers On Hot Plane For 4 Hours

Passengers were kept aboard a hot plane without food, water or air conditioning Tuesday night after their flight from London to Newark was diverted to an airport in Connecticut. The airplane landed near Hartford at 8:20pm, but the passengers were not bused to Newark until 1am. According to the AP, at least three passengers fainted and were treated by paramedics. [More]

Transportation Secretary Would Like To Ask Continental A Few Questions

Transportation Secretary Would Like To Ask Continental A Few Questions

The horrific tarmac delay in Rochester, MN has come to the attention of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. LaHood apparently has a blog, and on it he’s asking some questions about the delay.