With a crowded flying summer ahead, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood proposes raising...

|By:, SA News Editor

With a crowded flying summer ahead, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood proposes raising payments given to bumped passengers by 63% - to $650 if passengers arrive within two hours of schedule, and $1,300 if not. Those and other proposed "passenger rights" changes won't take effect until the fall. (ETF: FAA)