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Byline: Tom Ramstack
May 11--Airlines would be allowed to coordinate their flight schedules at congested airports without violating antitrust laws under a bill approved yesterday by a House subcommittee.
The goal of the legislation is to reduce flight delays caused by different airlines booking too many flights around peak flying times.
Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's aviation subcommittee admitted the Airline Delay Reduction Act is intended as a stopgap solution. A vote on the bill has not yet been scheduled by Congress.
"Although not a silver bullet solution to the delays plaguing our national airspace system, this bill …