John H. Eichelberger

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

MAKE TICKET MEANINGFUL

Aug. 30

Ever since a paying customer was dragged from a United Airlines flight in April for refusing to give up his seat to resolve the airline's overbooking, airlines have announced policy changes. It's not yet clear whether that will result in greater respect for paying customers, but Congress should not wait to find out. By law, it should require airlines to respect their passengers and give meaning to their purchased tickets.

Under a reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration, some lawmakers have included amendments that would provide some assurance to passengers that airlines...

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