United Airlines Statement on Proposals to Reduce Air Travel Delays


CHICAGO (TVLW) – UAL Corporation issued the following statement from Chairman, President and Chief Executive Glenn Tilton regarding the announced proposals by the Department of Transportation to reduce air travel delays in the New York region.

“We support the schedule reduction as a short-term fix to reduce delays, and applaud the Secretary for the collaborative process she led addressing the issue in an equitable way that will benefit customers; we continue to believe the long-term solution lies in providing adequate funding and commitment for a modernized ATC system and the consistent application of the proven worldwide scheduling guidelines to accommodate current and future demands.”

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