House members and consumer groups continue to push for a law as part of the new FAA bill that...

|By:, SA News Editor

House members and consumer groups continue to push for a law as part of the new FAA bill that will penalize airlines for long tarmac delays. Advocates point out that enacting a law would make it harder for carriers to skirt the current DOT rules that allow for fines of up to $27.5K per passenger for tarmac delays of over 3 hours for domestic flights and 4 hours for international routes.