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Flight Cancelled? You May Be Eligible for Meal, Hotel Options

A departures board at Los Angeles International Airport on July 1, 2022.
A departures board at Los Angeles International Airport on July 1, 2022. Photo: Bing Guan/Bloomberg
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Passengers finding themselves with a lengthy delay or canceled flight have a new way to check what they can get from airlines, ahead of an expected travel rush for Labor Day weekend.

The Biden administration launched a dashboard Thursday where passengers can check if airlines will provide meals, rebooking, or hotel rooms when flights are delayed or canceled because of issues in the airlines’ control. Many major airlines have also revamped their food and lodging policies, which don’t apply to weather-related delays.