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Blame America’s Air Traffic Control System for Your Flight Delay
March 16, 2023 // A Government Accountability Office study found that in countries that privatized, there are fewer delays and costs are lower. So why doesn't America privatize? Because our politicians get money from labor unions, who "advocate for keeping the same people in the same jobs," says Furchtgott-Roth. Another opponent is the private plane lobby. Under our current system, Congress makes sure that the big airlines, which you fly, subsidize private flights' air traffic fees.