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Aviation Consumer Protection

Welcome to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of Aviation Consumer Protection website. The Office of Aviation Consumer Protection reviews and responds to consumer complaints and promotes awareness and understanding of consumer rights through online consumer information and education. If you would like information on DOT rules, guidance, and enforcement orders related to aviation consumer and civil rights matters, please visit  the left navigation bar. For helpful information related to consumers' rights, please select from the options below.

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Airline Customer Service Dashboard

The U.S. Department of Transportation has created a dashboard to ensure the traveling public has easy access to information about services that U.S. airlines provide to mitigate passenger inconveniences when the cause of a cancellation or delay was due to circumstances within the airline’s control. This easy-to-use dashboard will empower travelers to understand the amenities that U.S. airlines have promised to provide should there be a controllable flight cancellation or delay.

Last updated: Thursday, September 1, 2022