Airlines say scheduling block time changes mask system inefficiencies

Credit: JetBlue
The notion that US airline flight arrival times are becoming more reliable is misleading because carriers are increasing schedule block times to account for air traffic control (ATC) inefficiencies, the CEOs of American Airlines and JetBlue Airways said. Speaking at the Airlines for America (A4A)...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.