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It’s Peak Season for Santa and His Helpers at Our Cargo Carriers

Airports Have A Lot to Be Thankful for This Year

Nick Calio: The Democratization of Air Travel

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It’s Peak Season for Santa and His Helpers at Our Cargo Carriers

The holidays are upon us, which means Santa and his workshop of elves are busy putting the finishing touches on gifts for all the good boys and girls this year. But the North Pole isn’t the only place working overtime to get your gifts to you by Christmas morning. This time of year, U.S. carriers […]

Airports Have A Lot to Be Thankful for This Year

Over the course of the Thanksgiving holiday, more than 30 million passengers will take to the skies. That means more than 30 million people will be traveling through our nation’s airports. It shouldn’t really be a surprise that we’re seeing record travel. With airfares reaching historic lows, air travel has become one of the most […]

Nick Calio: The Democratization of Air Travel

It was on this date – October 24 – in 1978, when President Carter signed the bipartisan Airline Deregulation Act into law. That legislative accomplishment was a victory not just for Washington, Congress and the administration – it also was a victory for consumers. That landmark act ushered in a new period of competition, accessibility […]

40 Years Later: How the Airline Deregulation Act Came to Pass – Part II

Below is Part Two of our series on how the Airline Deregulation Act came to be. To read Part One, click here. Momentum began to build around airline deregulation due in large part to hearings that Sen. Edward Kennedy called. But like any major piece of legislation, a number of things needed to fall into […]

40 Years Later: How the Airline Deregulation Act Came to Pass – Part I

This October marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the bipartisan Airline Deregulation Act. All Americans who fly experience the benefits of that landmark legislation today. So how did the measure pass with overwhelming bipartisan support? And how has the bill opened the doors to the accessible age of air travel we know today? […]

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