After A Disappointing Summer Of Air Travel, US Proposes Stricter Rules For Airlines
The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a new rule on Wednesday which will help travelers who are seeking refunds for airline tickets.
This new rule comes after a busy and chaotic year for airlines that had trouble meeting demand. Over the summer, airlines also struggled to find workers, including flight attendants and pilots.
Effectively, they could not meet consumers’ demand. These disruptions caused many travelers to change their plans or not fly.
The department requires airlines to refund cancellations or significant changes. However, the current rules do not define the terms. So, airlines can skirt the rules...