Share your views on hot topics
Reuters.com asked our readers to let us know what they would like to see in a passenger bill of rights. We compiled the best suggestions in this poll and would like your vote.
What do you want to see in a passenger bill of rights?
Time stuck on tarmac should not exceed 1.5 hours
Carry on one bag for free
Freedom to rebook if flight is delayed over 3 hours
Restore smoking privileges
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Airlines are discovering that fuming passengers who have been stranded, delayed or just plain piqued are increasingly letting their undiluted rage fly around the Internet, often from the confines of their cramped airplane seat.
Twitter, which lets people broadcast 140-character instant text messages to countless readers, allows the venting to be loud, fast and public, and the technology has put carriers — used to bad publicity as part of daily operations — even more on the defensive as they race to tame Twitter furies every day.