Feds Draw the Line on Tarmac Delays

 

The federal transportation department told airlines today that they must limit how long customers sit in grounded planes.

 

"Under the new regulations, airlines operating domestic flights will be able only to keep passengers on board for three hours before they must be allowed to disembark a delayed flight. The regulation provides exceptions only for safety or security or if air traffic control advises the pilot in command that returning to the terminal would disrupt airport operations."

 

Read more in the New York Times.

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