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 carriersâ€™ 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 countryâ€™s top 18 carriers to include charter flights. Under current rules (DAILY, Dec. 22) ...
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