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Can Technology Save the Air Travel Industry From Its Delay Problem?

One year ago   |   By Fortune

There's no place like home for the holidays-if you can get there.
Airport delays are so common during the winter holiday season that on Dec. 27 and 28 of last year, American travelers had only about a 61% chance of departing or arriving on time, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. That's 18 percentage points lower than 2018's normal on-time performance.
Don't blame the gate agents. Year-round, most delays are caused by aircraft arriving late, followed by carrier problems like staffing, cleaning, maintenance, heavy traffic volume, and bad weather. Congestion, in...
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