About Us

With 45 years of commercial travel experience, Terry Trippler is one of America’s foremost authorities on airlines and the rules that govern their operation. Terry began his career in October of 1968 as a ticket and departure gate agent for Northwest Airlines and has since held several positions from which he perfected his trade. Today, he specializes in airline rules, regulations and fares, earning wide respect throughout the industry and beyond for his experienced view of the air transportation industry and its effect on the U.S. and world economy.

Having worked in a regulated airline industry for the first 10 years of his career, Terry knows first hand the advantages of an airline industry free from government interference. Terry believes it is important for the public to understand how critical the airline industry is to sustaining economic growth for everyone.

Terry’s widely regarded domestic and international airline experience expertise has resulted in his being quoted in major leading publications throughout the world, as well as extensive broadcast exposure on international, national and various local media outlets.

Terry also consulted with the Bush White House as to the state of the airline industry, has been a factual witness for various cases regarding airline rules and ticketing procedures, and for various law enforcement and private law firms throughout the country. Terry not only knows airline rules but also how, why and when such rules were written or revised as they were.

Today, Terry and his wife Lynn are owners of The Plane Rules, Inc. – a consumer web site designed to level the playing field for the leisure traveler.

You may contact Terry at…

The Plane Rules, Inc.
612-524-9971
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