Following weeks of contentious rhetoric over the US Dept. of Transportation's intention to implement a "market-driven" plan for reducing delays at New York airports, Transportation Secretary Mary Peters and US airlines yesterday announced a compromise solution in which flights will be capped at JFK during peak hours and carriers will make voluntary scheduling changes. Neither congestion pricing nor auctioning of existing capacity will be imposed. Peters and the airlines heaped praise on each ...

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