USA Today editorial
September 26, 2007
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  • In an editorial, USA Today asks the same question that’s been on many people’s minds: “It’s 9 a.m. The weather’s fine. So why’s the runway clogged?”

    The FAA has stayed on the sidelines for too long as airlines schedule far too many-rush hour flights. USA Today provides the example of a Wednesday morning in Newark, with 57 flights scheduled to depart in an hour. The problem? The airport’s top capacity is 45 flights.

    After the unprecedented delays of this summer, it’s time for some answers from the commercial airlines.

    Click here for the full story.