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Court Issues Stay In NYC Slot Auction  
User currently offlineBusinessFirst From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 2 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2087 times:

The slot auction is temporarily blocked, and will likely be so until the next administration.


Business First or Bust!
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User currently offlineADXMatt From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 969 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1911 times:

This is good news....
I can not understand the logic that Ms. Petes has...

Transportation Secretary Mary Peters called for the auction as a way to reduce air traffic at the John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark, N.J., airports. The government says two out of three flights delayed 15 minutes or more were due to cascading backups beginning at one of the New York metropolitan area's three airports.

What difference does it make which airline is using the slot? It is still a plane that is still taking up airspace! The ONLY way to reduce delays is to reduce the number of airplanes or increase the available capacity of the system. (i.e. next gen)

slots auctions will do neither.

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