The 13 biggest air travel complaints of 2018, from flight delays to discrimination and more

McLean, Va., - With so many people flying today, problems are bound to occur – and with rising fees, fuel surcharges, restrictive luggage policies and excess charges, it’s no surprise that more than 90% of flyers don’t like flying. The experience is so bad, 32 million potential trips never took place in 2016, according to a survey by the U.S. Travel Association. People decided it was not worth the trouble, reported USA Today.

The 13 biggest air travel complaints of 2018, from flight delays to discrimination and more
The 13 biggest air travel complaints of 2018, from flight delays to discrimination and more
McLean, Va., - With so many people flying today, problems are bound to occur – and with rising fees, fuel surcharges, restrictive luggage policies and excess charges, it’s no surprise that more than 90% of flyers don’t like flying. The experience is so bad, 32 million potential trips never took place in 2016, according to a survey by the U.S. Travel Association. People decided it was not worth the trouble, reported USA Today.

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The Intelligent Aerospace take:

December 10, 2018-As air travel can be a stressor - whether it's going through security, hustling to your gate, or the boarding process - it's no surprise to learn that customers had complaints. That said, in many areas, air travel is getting better. Delays are down from last year, as were complaints from passengers on overbooked flights, and cancelled flights were down overall. It's not all good news, however, as the biggest driver of complaints from tavelers was due to lost, damaged, and delayed baggage. Complainst rose to 1.4 million so far this year, while 2017 had 1.2 million complains overall.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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