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By Deb Fischer
U.S. Senator 

Improving Air Travel

 

August 10, 2022

If you or a loved one has traveled recently, you’ve likely experienced flight delays or cancelations.

A combination of factors has disrupted our air travel system. According to the latest federal data, an astounding 88,161 flights were canceled from January to May this year. But it’s not just the inconvenience of cancellations or delays that are concerning. One factor contributing to the travel difficulties is the lack of available pilots, which has forced many airlines to reduce the volume of flights they can offer.

The reduction in flights hurts Nebraska airports that rely on the Ess...



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