Airlines' Plan to Suspend Ticket Tax Faces Skeptical Lawmakers
- Entertainment Use of Business Aircraft. Jackson, Kent S. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Sep2007, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p112
The article presents information on the regulations proposed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service regarding tax deduction on the entertainment use of business aircraft. A company loses deductions for entertainment flights by specified individuals. Entertainment flights include flights for...
- End Of The Runway? Unnikrishnan, Madhu // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/18/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 3, p37
The article reports that a tax exemption that helped revive funding for airport infrastructure projects will end if the U.S. Congress decided not to extend a critical tax break. A tax exemption on airport bonds allowed the country's airports to raise billions of dollars for upgrades and...
- Pending tax bill offers dismal prospect for big airports. Eurich, Heather J. // Bond Buyer;07/22/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30192, p4
Focuses on a pending tax bill aimed to increase aviation taxes in the United States. Potential effects of the proposal to airlines; Changes proposed in airline ticket taxes; Limitations of the proposal's ability to help airports.
- Ticket tax restoration likely; fare action up in the air. Edleson, Harriet // Travel Agent;02/10/97, Vol. 285 Issue 2, p136
Examines the proposed renewal of the ten-percent airline ticket tax in the United States. Expiration of the tax on December 31, 1996; Use of the ticket tax to help fund the aviation trust fund; Call for airlines not to raise air ticket prices when the excise tax is reinstated; Coalition for...
- Counter-Merger Bill Draws Mixed Reviews. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/26/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 13, p48
Presents reactions to a proposed bill requiring major airlines to divest take-off and landing slots at high-density airports in the United States. Assessment of the bill by lawmakers; Support from short-haul and medium-sized airlines and business flyers; Opposition from United Airlines.
- MARKET FOCUS. Velocci Jr., Anthony L. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/13/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 19, p12
Reports issues related to the air transportation industry in the U.S. Company operation on stock prices; Management scheme on the aviation suppliers; Volatility of oil prices.
- 1999: The year for aviation? Ruane, Pete // Roads & Bridges;Mar99, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p18
Focuses on the Airport Improvement Program (API) in the United States. Passage of a six-month extension of the AIP; Economic benefits; Growth in the balance of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund; Effects of underinvestment in air transport system; Role of AIP in maintaining the efficiency of the...
- Naughty or nice, express carriers prepare to reap largest holiday windfall in memory. Page, Paul // Traffic World;11/28/94, Vol. 240 Issue 9, p19
Reports on the positive effect of the 1994 holiday season on the air express industry in the United States. Traffic brought on by the seasonal push; Growth for many air express carriers as a result of the surging economy; Reason for the weight of seasonal push on the air carriers' finances;...
- The law of airline subsidies and incentives in the USA: Recent developments and future outlook. REIMER, DANIEL S. // Journal of Airport Management;Apr-Jun2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p291
The financial challenges facing the aviation industry have brought uncertainty about many routes flown by commercial carriers. Some carriers have ceased operating altogether, and legacy and low-cost carriers alike have eliminated low-yield and unprofitable routes. In some cases, service...