US Dept. of Transportation said Tuesday that airline reports continue to show that long tarmac delays have been significantly reduced at US airports since its 3 hr. tarmac delay rule went into effect April 29 (ATW Daily News, April 29). According to data released by DOT's Bureau of Transportation Statistics, only United Airlines among the US's 18 largest airlines reported a flight in August with a tarmac delay of more than 3 hr. In the year-ago period, the airlines experienced 66 ...

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