TITLE

Looking Back on Airline Deregulation

AUTHOR(S)
Bruce, Peter C.; Traynham, David
PUB. DATE
May 1980
SOURCE
National Review;5/16/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p588
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the transformation of the air transportation system by the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board in 1980. The board not only established decontrol air fares and routes domestically, but it has also attempted to persuade its civil aviation partners to do likewise for travel between their countries and the U.S. Modern deregulation of the international air system began with the 1946 Bermuda agreement with Great Britain, which established the ground rules for commercial air travel. While other officials of the administration of President Jimmy Carter continued to defend the agreement for a number of months before they too changed their mind, a far-reaching shift in U.S. aviation policy began taking place in 1978.
ACCESSION #
6070439

 

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