US proposes to increase refund protections for air travelers

US proposes to increase refund protections for air travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Transportation Department is proposing to require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedule is changed significantly or the airline makes major changes to their itinerary. The proposed rule announced Wednesday would require airlines to give refunds if their departure or arrival time changes by three hours or more … Read more

Summer 2022 air travel: What to know if your flight gets canceled or delayed

Summer 2022 air travel: What to know if your flight gets canceled or delayed

Amid one of the busiest summer travel seasons US airports have experienced in years, experts say passengers should know their rights when airlines delay or cancel flights. Under federal law, airlines that cancel flights are required to give cash payouts to customers who decide not to travel, said Scott Keyes, founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights. … Read more