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Virgin's Conn. tarmac delay getting DOT scrutiny

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking closely at the way Virgin Atlantic mishandled a four-hour tarmac delay at the Hartford airport to see if the foreign carrier violated federal rules, even though it's not required to follow them strictly. Read more in a USAToday story.

Virgin's Conn. tarmac delay getting DOT scrutiny

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking closely at the way Virgin Atlantic mishandled a four-hour tarmac delay at the Hartford airport to see if the foreign carrier violated federal rules, even though it's not required to follow them strictly. Read more in a USAToday story.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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