Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Tarmac Delays in November: Zero. Again.
Again in November there were no tarmac delays of over three hours on domestic flights, the Transportation Department's Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports this morning.
In the chart above, you can see how these so-called tarmac strandings have dropped since April, when the Transportation Department imposed a policy that can fine airlines up to $27,500 per passenger for stranding planes on tarmacs.