PARIS—Structural air traffic control (ATC) center issues contributed to a 114% increase in airline delay minutes in the first half of 2019 compared with 2017, industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said as it renewed calls to speed up air space modernization. ATC capacity and staff shortages were responsible for more than 70% of all en-route flight delays between January and June 2019, resulting in 114% more delay minutes than in 2017, A4E said. The delays impacted approximately 25 ...

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