US Dept. of Transportation said that November was the second consecutive month in which the nation's largest airlines experienced no tarmac delays of more than 3 hr. at US airports, claiming the trend further highlights the wisdom of the tough tarmac delay rule that went into effect in April (ATW Daily News, Oct. 13). According to data released by DOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics, just 12 tarmac delays of more than 3 hr. were reported in the May-November 2010 period, ...

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