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Congress Reports On Airline Delays  
User currently offlineJoeCanuck From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 5420 posts, RR: 30
Posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

http://www.aopa.org/advocacy/articles/2008/080529airline.html

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The statistical analysis of airline flight delays showed that 29 percent were caused by things the airlines could control, such as baggage handling and fueling. Some 40 percent of all delayed fights were because the preceding flights arrived late. “Extreme” weather accounted for less than 6 percent of delays, according to the JEC, while “non-extreme” weather and other air traffic control delays comprised 28 percent of delays.



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User currently offlineEXAAUADL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1360 times:

me thinks airline delays will not be a big problem after this summer

User currently offlineContrails From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 1833 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1328 times:



Quoting EXAAUADL (Reply 1):
me thinks airline delays will not be a big problem after this summer

Are you suggesting the airlines are going to fix all their problems, or it will get too expensive for anyone to go anywhere?



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