most air traffic delays have relatively little to do with ATC


Widebodies and regionals duke it out on the runway – Ask the Pilot – Salon.com

For years I’ve been urging people to understand that most air traffic delays have relatively little to do with the shortcomings of the ATC infrastructure or a lack of airport capacity, per se. While those things certainly contribute, the chief cause of congestion is the inefficient use of aircraft.

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