Hartford tarmac stranding doesn't justify new laws
The Halloween weekend stranding of more than 1,000 airline passengers at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Conn., brought the tarmac delay activists out in full force again, pushing for new laws that they claim would prevent lengthy ground delays.
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#1 Nov 22, 2011
Excessive tarmac delays have been on the governmentís radar ever since a Northwest Airlines flight was grounded during a 1999 snowstorm at Detroitís Metro Airport, leaving passengers without water or working toilets for more than seven hours.
And now they're running delta. After lorenzo, the worse thing to happen to the industry was the nwa LBO. They got away with it, but left a lot of mess for others to pick up.
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