If your upcoming flight plans include a layover at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, keep this adage in mind: Patience is a virtue. Continue reading…
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts about the Transportation Department’s sweeping new airline passenger protection rules. Here’s the first one. Please take a moment to comment on these proposed rules at Regulationroom.org. The future of air travel depends on it.
Attention, airlines: The government wants to know more about your tarmac delays.
Actually, it wants to know everything.
This week’s massive Transportation Department rulemaking contains a provision that would require airlines that must adopt tarmac-delay contingency plans to also file delay data with the department. If it’s passed, the result could be an insight into tarmac delays unlike any we’ve ever had.