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LOW-ALTITUDE FLIGHTS TO BE ON TIME
DALLAS, FAA more than a year ago gave airlines approval to operate some shorts flights up to 500 miles, an altitude definitely lower than those usually flown, to reduce delays, which are going to be a rule. Even if to fly at this altitude suggested by FAA implies higher costs for airlines because they use more fuel for flying this way, many carriers are comforming to ease travellers and associations...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency