View From The Wing - Simple Math: Who is to Blame for Flight Delays?

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    Let’s take the 2012 FAA budget of $15.9 billion. Now let’s reduce that by sequestration ($637 million) and you get $15.3 billion. Adjust it for inflation, using the Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI inflation calculator, and you have $14.3 billion in 2008 dollars. Which is still higher in...
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