• No compensation for “mechanical” flight delay, government’s bill says
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    No compensation for “mechanical” flight delay, government’s bill says

    As it stands now, the bill does not require airlines to compensate passengers in the event of mechanical malfunction. Why is that? Well, what we have decided to do, in some cases if there is an operational delay in a flight, for example because the flight crew was not there to fly it, or the airline made a change for operational reasons to maximize their traffic flow. If they cancelled a flight because it wasn’t full? There will be compensation there because that’s something that is within their control. It is not a mechanical problem. But why is mechanical not within their control? We do consider it to be within…

  • What is Amendment 14?
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    What is Amendment 14?

    AS ALABAMIANS HEAD TO THE POLLS TOMORROW – THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS FOR YOU TO VOTE ON – ASIDE FROM WHO WILL BE CBS42 NEWS REPORTER STEPHON DINGLE JOINS US LIVE IN OUR NEWSROOM WITH MORE ON THE MANY THE BALLOT TOMORROW. JIM – THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS ON THE BALLOT THAT MAY MAKE THE WAIT AT POLLS A LITTLE LONGER THAN NORMAL – ASIDE FROM CHOOSING A PRESIDENT AND SEVERAL OTHER POLITICAL SEATS – THERE ARE 15 AMENDMENTS YOU’LL HAVE TO VOTE FOR AS WELL – AND NONE MAY BE AS CONFUSING AS