The US Dept. of Transportation released "target figures" for the number of flights it believes can be handled "safely" at New York JFK ahead of meetings between the government and airlines serving the airport (ATWOnline, Oct. 17), scheduled for today and Wednesday in Washington. DOT recommended that flights per hr. be capped at 80 from 6 a.m. to 9:59 p.m. each day, with one extra allowed during the 3 p.m.-7:59 p.m. period. No more than 44 flights will be allowed during any 30-min. period and ...

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