Airline alliances are out of control

Three airline alliances control 80 percent of international flights The rise of airline alliances and subsequent antitrust immunity (ATI) in the early 1990s, with the first ATI grant from DOT, allowed KLM and Northwest Airlines to coordinate their flights, airfares,...

Once consumer-friendly rules have turned anti-consumer

The Department of Transportation and the FAA have made rules over the years that were designed to help the struggling airline industry. Keeping the industry operating was a part of keeping our economy healthy. However, today, with dramatic consolidation in the...

To airlines — In 2015, let competition thrive

The airline industry is doing everything it can to limit competition. It has refused to disclose ancillary fees to travel agents and the public during the act of purchasing a ticket, making comparison shopping impossible. Delta Air Lines is restricting the...