While nobody wants to see a return of Europe’s 2018 “summer of discontent” that was characterized by historic numbers of air traffic control-related delays and cancellations, few believe the resources are yet in place to avoid a repeat performance this year. Union strikes and weather events are the obvious culprits when considering Europe’s worsening rate of airline punctuality, but they are not the major causes. The growth in air traffic on the continent, which ...

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