Airline Industry

Airline safety woes urge return to an old-style regulatory regime In "Flying Blind: Airline Deregulation Reconsidered", a wide-ranging new Demos report on the industry, co-authors James Lardner and Robert Kuttner point to preliminary findings in the Buffalo investigation that the pilot and co-pilot...
06/29/2009
News/Resource
Safety, Labor and Passenger Concerns Highlighted; Calls for National Task Force to Investigate Air Travel Problems New York — A spate of airline tragedies and near misses this year, including the crash of a Continental/Colgan flight heading into Buffalo, New York, have called America's...
06/26/2009
Press Release
In this wideranging new Demos report on the airline industry, co-authors James Lardner and Robert Kuttner trace the industry's current troubles back to the decision, three decades ago, to lift most federal regulation of air travel. The authors point out the rise in regional carrier flight hours,...
06/24/2009
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