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Flying for Thanksgiving? Know Your Passenger Rights—and Don’t Fight Over the Armrest

November 7, 2019 1:15 am Published by Nina T. Dow

Thanksgiving is the year’s busiest weekend for air travel. You may be looking forward to festive meals with family and friends, but flying can be stressful. Departure delays, overbooked flights, lost luggage, frustrated passengers—what could go wrong? Plenty, especially when you’re aloft. Here are some tips to help you avoid trouble and arrive at your destination without running afoul of the laws of air travel.

Air Rage Can Land You in Handcuffs

We’ve all witnessed road rage. But as airplanes become more cramped and passengers become more stressed, “air rage” has become a problem. If you find yourself being harassed by a fellow passenger, seek help from a flight attendant. Don’t retaliate, however. Instigating any type of violence will ...