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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We forecast a return to pre-9/11
levels by 2006 and we are taking steps to be
Source: FAA Administrator Marion Blakey
testifying before a congressional hearing on air traffic issues.
Blakey reported congestion was not uniform but did mention that air
capacity gaps are starting to shrink noticeably around
traditionally busy cities. Recent Transportation Department and
industry figures showed on-time performance by major U.S. airlines
continues to slide with delays becoming more prevalent at some