Flyer's Rights Group To Stage Demonstration In D.C.

The Coalition For A Passenger’s Bill of Rights is planning a demonstration in the hopes of securing limits on the amount of time passengers can be held on the tarmac against their will. From CNNMoney:

The protest’s organizers are planning to build a mock commercial aircraft that has seen its passengers’ patience and infrastructure wear thin after hours of idling. The 28-foot aircraft, really a long grey tent made to look like a plane, will be adorned by sounds of crying babies, sneezing customers and overflowing toilets.

Don’t worry. Everything will be a replica, says Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights organizer Kate Hanni, who worries some congressional representatives who have promised to attend the Wednesday protest won’t stick around if the staging is too real.

Ha! This sounds fun. Why weren’t we invited?

TRAVEL: Airline Passengers To Stage Protest Over Lengthy Tarmac Delays [CNNMoney]
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