Delays – out of control – Sen. Schumer
October 10, 2007
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  • Senator Charles Schumer, speaking at a news conference in Rochester, echoed the feelings of many Americans when he said that air travel delays have become “off the chart and out of control.” (link)

    With the airlines pushing more and more flights into hub airports, Sen. Schumer charged the FAA with a failure to regulate congestion. Schumer also called the development of a new air traffic control system a “crucial step.”

    Why, then, are the commercial airlines opposing a bill that would provide historic levels of funding for modernizing our national air traffic control system?