Booker, Menendez Announce Legislation Aimed At Improving Airline Accountability
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — After recent trouble between airlines and travelers, there is now a new effort to make airlines more responsible for how they treat passengers.
But will the push ever make it off the ground?
The forced removal of a passenger proved to be a huge black eye for United Airlines and the entire airline industry — prompting increased calls for airline reform and greater sensitivity to passengers.
“Like most Americans I was disturbed beyond belief by the video captured that day,” Senator Robert Menendez said.
On Monday, at Newark Airport, Menendez, and Senator Cory Booker announced plans for …