U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, in a drastic expansion to new air traveler protections, intends to impose tarmac delay rules on foreign airlines and domestic carriers’ international flights, and expand the current ruling from large and medium hubs to any airport that handles more than 10,000 passengers a year. The new proposal also extends the current tarmac delay rule from the country’s top 18 carriers to include charter flights. Under current rules (DAILY, Dec. 22) ...


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