President Bush announces a plan to ease flight delays and congestion for Thanksgiving by opening military airspace along the East Coast. That will create a five-day "Thanksgiving Express Lane." This year, the airline industry's on-time performance has been the worst in more than a decade. The president also proposed doubling passengers' compensation if they are bumped from flights. But that won't happen until next summer at the earliest.
U.S. to Open Military Airspace for Holiday Travel
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