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Congress Reports On Airline Delays  
User currently offlineJoeCanuck From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 6364 posts, RR: 33
Posted (7 years 12 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1975 times:


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.

Full Report found here.

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User currently offlineEXAAUADL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1956 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, 1845 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1924 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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