During a visit to Washington yesterday, IATA DG and CEO Giovanni Bisignani urged US officials not to employ congestion pricing at crowded US airports such as New York JFK and described President George W. Bush's recent efforts to alleviate flight delays as "a political placebo for a serious long-term illness." Bisignani met with US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters yesterday morning and, while telling reporters following a luncheon speech to the Aero Club of Washington that it would be ...

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