Airlines add "block time" to cut down on late flights

02/4/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Airlines are adding minutes to the scheduled duration of their flights in order to boost their on-time arrivals. Passengers are noticing the difference. It used to be that "(i)f you leave late, you know you will arrive late. But now you leave late and arrive early," said frequent traveler Steve Edmonds.

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