US Dept. of Transportation said an investigation it conducted into "chronically delayed flights" and threats of stiff fines against airlines led carriers to "fix" the problems. Actions taken included "changing flight routes, adding flight crews and making additional aircraft available," DOT said. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters said yesterday that DOT launched an investigation in May into 20 US airlines "to determine whether the carriers were engaging in unrealistic advertising ...

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