In May, US airlines reported four domestic flights with tarmac delays exceeding three hours and one international flight with tarmac delays exceeding four hours, according to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. All four domestic flights were operated by United Airlines. Two occurred at Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) on May 12; both flights were canceled after the tarmac delay extended beyond three ...

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