Competitive Tips for the Airlines: CAB Fares

Caplan, Lincoln
June 1975
New Republic;6/21/75, Vol. 172 Issue 25, p11
Focuses on the competitive tips for the airlines under Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) regulation in the U.S. Arguments against CAB regulation by a Senate subcommittee; Views of airlines about CAB regulation; Study conducted by the Air Transport Association regarding the deregulation of domestic airlines; Increase in airline fares by the effect of regulation; Reasons behind the success of California and Texas airlines; Information on airline prices being same for all; Plans of government to formulate a new administration airlines policy; Emphasis on deregulation in airlines and importance to serving the traveling public; Information on hike in air fair between 1964 and 1974; Study of likely changes in domestic routes in a deregulated system, by the Transport Association; Approval of agreement of CAB among TWA, American and United that reduced service almost 30 percent to four major transcontinental markets; Report on statutory guidelines for the CAB.


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