Aviation: Less Traffic in the Triangle

NBC's Johnny Carson last week told of the lady who went into labor at about the same time the airplane she was on went into a holding pattern over New York. Cracked Carson: "She wasn't even pregnant when she got on." Flying through the Washington-Chicago-New York area known as the Golden Triangle has not yet reached that extreme. Still, delays have become so bad that the Federal Aviation Administration last week proposed limits on traffic at major airports in the triangle to make air travel more manageable. The rules are meant to cut down on air and ground holds,...

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