Airline Delays and Consumer Issues

Transportation officials and industry representatives testified at a hearing on airline delays and consumer issues. A record number of… read more

Transportation officials and industry representatives testified at a hearing on airline delays and consumer issues. A record number of delays have occured in the past year. Most are due to adverse weather conditions, but even those beyond the control of the airlines have been aggravated for customers by a lack of procedures by the airlines. Over-scheduling by the airlines was cited as the next greatest cause of delays. These delays are location specific. For those delays caused by constained facilities, the chairman urged that interim action be taken without waiting for the implementation of next-generation technology and funding increased. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brown, Steven J. Senior Vice President National Business Aviation Association->Operations
  • Cohen, Roger President Regional Airline Association
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Airline Delays and Consumer Issues

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201207-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2007

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  • Sep 27, 2007 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 27, 2007 | 3:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 28, 2007 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2007 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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