With delays creeping back up again and Europe edging ever closer to what Eurocontrol DG Victor Aguado describes as a "capacity wall," the approaching summer peak is expected to put pressure on the region's increasingly congested airport infrastructure. Last year, a record 9 million flights were handled in the European Civil Aviation Conference region, 4% more than in 2004. Increases were recorded for each month of the year and levels of delay also began to edge upward. According to ...

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