H. R. 3481
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 25, 2019
Mr. Payne (for himself and Mr. Sires) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations to require air carriers to disclose to consumers the actual wheels-off and wheels-on times for certain domestic passenger flight segments, and for other purposes.
Consumer information on actual flight times
The Secretary of Transportation shall modify regulations contained in section 234.11 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, to ensure that—
a reporting carrier (including its contractors), during the course of a reservation or ticketing discussion or other inquiry, discloses to a consumer upon reasonable request the projected period between the actual wheels-off and wheels-on times for a reportable flight; and
a reporting carrier displays, on the public internet website of the carrier, information on the actual wheels-off and wheels-on times during the most recent calendar month for a reportable flight.
In this section, the terms
reporting carrier and
reportable flight have the meanings given those terms in section 234.2 of title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (as in effect on the date of enactment of this Act).