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A Closer Look ("Bill of Rights") #852379

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 16, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Transportation Department statistics on airline flights delayed after leaving the gate cited.

(Washington Reagan National Airport: Lisa Stark) Congressional consideration of a bill of rights for airline passengers following the incidents in which JetBlue kept passengers on board for several hours examined; details given about customer service issues on long onboard delays and about the tenets of a proposed bill. [PASSENGER - describes what happened.] [Aviation analyst Terry TRIPPLER†- says you have no rights on such planes.] [Representative Jim OBERSTAR - calls it cruel and inhumane treatment.] [Passenger rights advocate Kate HANNI†- speaks against airline arrogance.] Why it will be tough to pass a passenger bill of rights discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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