The Madeleine Brand Show

The Madeleine Brand Show is a daily, two-hour program that looks at news and culture through the lens of Southern California. Hosted by Madeleine Brand

JetBlue holds passengers captive on Hartford tarmac

by The Madeleine Brand Show

27245 full
Passengers are upset over being stuck in Jetblue's airplanes for over seven hours. creative commons/saaby's flickr

Passengers on several JetBlue flights were stuck on a tarmac in Hartford, Conn. for seven hours or more on Saturday. Federal rules cap passengers' wait time on the tarmac at three hours for domestic flights. Jet Blue says they are looking into the weekend incidents and will conduct their own investigation. Kate Hanni, the Executive Director of explains more.


Kate Hanni, consumer advocate and founder of

blog comments powered by Disqus

Enjoy The Madeleine Brand Show? Try KPCC’s other programs.

What's popular now on KPCC