U.S. carriers want greater use of military airspace

Allowing airlines to use more of U.S. military airspace at certain peak times will help hold down flight delays, carriers say. On Monday, the airlines flew in the military corridor between New York and Florida about 25 times per hour, an Air Transport Association spokesman said. He said airlines want access to the corridor during extreme delays and during busy holiday travel days but noted that favorable weather was the key reason for lack of delays over the busy Thanksgiving travel period.

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