Biden, Buttigieg To Announce Crackdown On Airline Delays

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2023
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President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg are set to unveil a proposal on Monday requiring airlines to compensate passengers for major flight delays and cancellations.

The proposed rule would only apply to cancellations and delays within the airlines’ control and would require airlines to provide refunds and compensation to passengers, as well as meals, overnight accommodations and rebooking for passengers stranded by delays.

The administration is also set to mandate “timely customer service” when airlines are confronted with widespread cancellations, a proposal clearly aimed at incidents like Southwest Airlines’ now-infamous...

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