US Dept. of Transportation said there were no tarmac delays longer than 3 hr. in October, down from 11 flights in the year-ago month, according to a report released Tuesday. The report noted that this is the first month there were no tarmac delays of more than 3 hr. since October 2008. The 3 hr. tarmac delay rule went into effect in April (ATW Daily News, Nov. 12). According to data released by DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, there have been only 12 total tarmac delays ...

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