Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Two airlines seek exemption to tarmac-delay rules

Delta and JetBlue, airlines that have hubs at New York's Kennedy airport, have asked federal regulators to exempt them from the tough new rules on stranding flights on airport tarmacs while the airport has one of its four runways closed for an overhaul. The carriers could face millions in fines if the airport becomes gridlocked because of ground congestion. Read more about it here.

Two airlines seek exemption to tarmac-delay rules

Delta and JetBlue, airlines that have hubs at New York's Kennedy airport, have asked federal regulators to exempt them from the tough new rules on stranding flights on airport tarmacs while the airport has one of its four runways closed for an overhaul. The carriers could face millions in fines if the airport becomes gridlocked because of ground congestion. Read more about it here.

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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