Major airlines expect 4% traffic increase

March 1982
Marketing News;3/5/1982, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that 12 major airline carriers in the United States will show a slight upswing after suffering traffic declines in 1980 and 1981. According to Earl E. Ditmars, vice president of American Airlines Inc., Dallas, even though there are fares that are low today will not long remain so because it is not easy to cover total costs at these low levels. The 12 major carriers are American, United, TWA, Western, Continental, Braniff, Delta, Eastern, Northwest, Pan Am, Republic and U.S. Air.


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