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Airline Regulations

Airline Deregulation: A Triumph of Ideology Over Evidence

David Morris | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business
David Morris

If we take into account the remarkably degraded service, a modest reduction in price, and factor in the full costs to employees, customers and communities, any rational cost-benefit analysis must conclude that deregulation has been a failed experiment.

Tray Tables Stowed! Seats in the Upright Position!

Carolyn W. Paddock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Carolyn W. Paddock

Ever since Delta Connection flight 4951 made its emergency one-wheeled landing at JFK on September 25th, people have been asking me questions about the reasons for all the procedures. Remember, they were designed for your safety.

Congress May Bring Back Airline Regulation

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Restoring financial regulation of the airline industry will be put before Congress if the Justice Department approves a proposed me...

Flying Fat

Michael Kimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kimmel

I think that overweight people receive a special opprobrium, because we regard their obesity as a moral failing. We're a culture that doesn't like any visible sign of appetite.