Eleven flights in October exceeded the U.S. Transportation Department’s (DOT) new tarmac-delay time limit for international services departing or arriving in the U.S., the DOT revealed today. Five of the flights were operated by Continental Airlines, two by Delta Air Lines, and one each by American Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Pakistan International Airlines and Jet Airways. The time the airplanes spent on the ground without the option for the passengers on board to get ...


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