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Horrible Things United Airlines Has Done To Passengers Flying The Friendly Skies

The amount of United Airlines passenger abuse that has occurred is as baffling as it is troubling. As if the stress of traveling and extra fees weren’t bad enough, you could be on the receiving end of one of these awful abuses from United. 

Airlines to rake in record $57 billion in passenger fees this year, study shows

From abusive treatment, ever smaller seats, computer crashes, lost luggage/pets/children, bait and switch advertising and route cuts to small and medium size airports, the airlines consistently put their bottom line above their customers and communities - and on top of all that, they are raking...

This aviation bill is a one-way ticket to monopoly

Major consumer advocacy group leaders agree: Privatizing air traffic control is a one way ticket to monopoly.

 

Air Traffic privatization a threat to Newton airport

Leaders representing a wide range of political ideologies agree that handing over air traffic control to a private corporate board heavily influenced by the big airlines is a terrible idea for airports both small and large across the country.

Air Travelers Resisting the ‘Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat’

Paul Hudson, president of FlyersRights, said the need for seat regulation is driven by safety concerns. Passengers have been getting taller and wider, even as airlines push for slimmer seats, but regulations still stipulate that planes have to be able to be evacuated in just a minute and a half...

As airline revenue from extra fees increases, so does consumer ire

Big airlines are making billions from never-ending and increasingly misleading fees for everything under the sun.

11 airfare gotchas to avoid at all costs

Passengers beware, the airlines are not your friend and will do everything they can to benefit their own bottom lines - they need to be held accountable. 

Trump’s air traffic control overhaul would trigger spending cuts

A troubling nonpartisan CRS report reveals that ATC privatization would trigger $49 in mandatory spending cuts, including to Medicare, Military Retirement Fund, FEMA, National Flood Insurance Fund and increase the deficit by nearly $100 billion.

NAACP warns African Americans about traveling on American Airlines

In a nearly unprecedented announcement, today the NAACP warned the public about "a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines." 

Miracle on Hudson pilot: Don't privatize air traffic control

Sully Sullenberger: “If we go down this road, I’m worried about access. I’m worried about equitability. And, I’m worried about safety.”

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