Assn. of European Airlines said 21% of members' departures were delayed by more than 15 min. in 2005, an increase over the three prior years when the rate hovered at around 19%. London Heathrow was the most affected airport, with 27.9% of departures delayed. AEA said the problems causing many delays would be solved through a Single European Sky and "coherent European policy on airport capacity."

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