Sometime in the next few months, the US Government Accountability Office is expected to release its findings on the impact of the US Dept. of Transportation’s three-hour tarmac delay rule. We suspect it largely will confirm what ATWcontributing writer Henry Canaday reported in these pages last month (ATW,5/11, p. 34): That the rule virtually has eliminated extended tarmac delays for passengers on US domestic flights and that most airlines have achieved this by pre-cancelling a ...

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