Microjets may complicate air travel, regulators say

08/8/2006 | Travel Weekly · PBS

The Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration say very light jets could pose problems for air-traffic control. Controllers will have to handle three times as many take-offs and landings than they currently do if VLJs become popular. Aviation officials fear privately owned VLJs will use the airport infrastructure without having to pay for it, leaving commercial carriers to shoulder a disproportionate share of the cost.

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