DOT extends period for commenting on proposed rule enhancing airline passenger protections

In response to numerous requests, DOT has extended the comment period for “Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections,” a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking the agency issued in June 2010, from August 9 to September 23, 2010.  If adopted, the proposed rule, which can be found at 75 F.R. 32318 (June 8, 2010), would substantially expand DOT’s rule … More DOT extends period for commenting on proposed rule enhancing airline passenger protections

Court holds that no implied ACAA private right of action exists

Wright v. American Airlines, Inc. (E.D. Mo. Mar. 3, 2008).  The plaintiff filed suit for herself and her minor son against American, alleging that her son was injured because he was denied accommodations for his disability, osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as “Brittle Bone Disease,” while traveling on American’s flights.  She alleged a cause of action … More Court holds that no implied ACAA private right of action exists