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FAA Rules Apply To Flights Outside The US?  
User currently offlineTupolev154B2 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1810 times:

Do FAA rules for airlines and flights apply when a flight is departing from/arriving to somewhere outside of the U.S.? For example, there is a rule stating that if a flight is cancelled due to reasons other than those that are weather-related, the airline must pay for accomodations. Now, say if a flight on American Airlines that is departing from Tokyo is canceled due to a mechanical, would AA have to pay for passengers to stay in a hotel until the next flight next day?

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User currently offlineIainhol From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1794 times:

The rules apply to where the plane is registered. So if it is a US planes it isunder FAA regs. This is why I was able to jumpseat on the Virgin 340 out of LAX.
Iain


User currently offlineCV640 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 952 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1780 times:

Actually the FAA has no rules on accomidations for passengers during mechanical or weather delays. Most airlines do this to keep up a good image

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