Kate Hanni

Kate Hanni

Kate Hanni has been a real estate broker for 17 years. She is also a professional musician in a Motown Band called the Toasted Heads. December 29, 2006 would be the turning point in Kate’s life and career, when thunderstorms diverted her Dallas-bound flight from San Francisco to Austin. Kate and her family were stuck on the tarmac for 9 hours without food, water, or information. Kate turned her anger into advocacy and began Flyers Rights (formerly the Coalition for an Airline Passenger’s Bill of Rights), the largest non-profit airline consumer organization, now boasting almost 17,000 members. Kate has appeared in multiple media outlets as the Coalition’s spokesperson.  Learn more about Flyers Rights

Kate Hanni is the Founder and Executive Director of Flyers Rights, formerly The Coalition for Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights (CAPBOR), the fastest growing airline passengers’ coalition in the country. Whether in State Capitols or in the Halls of the U.S. Congress, she has brought the need to enact legal rights and protections for the flying public to the national forefront.

Presently she is Chief Development Strategist at National Alopecia Areata Foundation and working towards developing new and increased revenue streams, increasing public awareness, and assisting in the gathering of co-sponsors for HR: 3332 which would provide wigs to under-served communities who have had complete hair loss, as durable medical equipment through the Medicare Act.

Kate Hanni appears in

  • This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. We'll discuss the Airline Passengers Bill of Rights Act, author Libby's new book and life in Japan. Kate Hanni, Founder of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights, returns to Travel'n On Radio to talk about the latest incidents on the tarmac and shall provide a legislative update on the proposed Airline Passengers Bill of Rights Act. Increased recompense for passengers and defense against excessive airline costs are goals of the proposed Airline Passengers Bill of Rights Act. Airlines would have to automatically repay customers in the event that their luggage is damaged, lost, or delayed. To ensure passenger safety, the Bill also addresses the problem of legroom and seat size that are constantly diminishing. Then, Libby Gill, author, business coach, and former SVP of Universal [...]