US airlines recorded only three tarmac delays in excess of 3 hr. during the month of June, a stark improvement over the year ago month’s 268 reported excessive delays, the US Dept. of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported yesterday. BTS said the turnaround came with no increase in the rate of cancelled flights. The month’s tarmac delays accounted for three Chicago O’Hare United Airlines flights during "a severe thunderstorm"June 18, ...

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