Editorial: Flying experience improves, even without passenger rights bill

10/1/2008 | USA Today · USA Today

A USA TODAY editorial criticizes Congress for dropping passenger rights language from a recent measure extending FAA programs and funding through March. "It seems lawmakers are the only ones who can force decent treatment for fliers," the newspaper says, noting that the industry is on pace for 1,467 delays of three hours or more in 2008. But in a counterpoint editorial, Air Transport Association President and CEO James May says recent government statistics confirm the airlines have shown year-over-year improvement in almost every measure of customer service. "The aviation community has made great progress in efforts to improve the services that we provide to our customers," May writes. "Unnecessary, restrictive mandates will cause more problems than they solve and only stunt that progress."

View Full Article in:

USA Today · USA Today

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Field Planner - Line Maintenance
United Airlines
Analyst - Ground Services Equipment and Facility Maintenance
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Shift Manager Ramp Operations
Simplicity Ground Services
Denver, CO
Manager - System Safety & Regulatory Program
United Airlines
Chicago, IL
Senior Analyst - Revenue Accounting Revenue Systems
United Airlines
Houston, TX