Despite FAA efforts to improve the nation's air-traffic-control system, flight delays and cancellations are at an all-time high. What do you think of this steadily worsening problem?


"I don't mind the delays, but sometimes I wish the ticket-counter employees wouldn't openly laugh at me while throwing rocks at my head."

Edward Tahim • Carpet Installer

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"I like spending extra time at the airport. It gives me a chance to shop for Dean Koontz novels."

Denise Bianchi • Dental Hygienist

"Maybe if the pilots honked their horns, that'd get things moving."

Pete Dermer • Systems Analyst

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"As a pilot, I sometimes have to deal with passengers' complaints when we take off late. But then I usually run 'em through a bit of turbulence, and they shut up real fast."

Bob Jansen • Pilot

"My flight got delayed, and I had to take an economy-class seat like a chump. Me, a Century 21 regional manager!"

Fred Jaeger • Realtor

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"I'm so fed up with the airline industry's delays and cancellations, I'm going to complain to my friends."

Hannah Bouganim • English Teacher