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Airline Industry Today: Minus the 9/11 Attacks?  
User currently offlinemia305 From United States of America, joined Mar 2013, 319 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

If 9/11 never happened. The economy never tanked and fuel prices never rose
what would the airline industry be like today?

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User currently offlineTWA772LR From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 2185 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2203 times:

More airlines would still be around, that's for sure, less lay-offs, and while fuel prices would've still gone up, it wouldn't be near as dramatic changes and the prices wouldn't be as high as they are now.


Go coogs! \n//
User currently offlinemia305 From United States of America, joined Mar 2013, 319 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2200 times:

Besides TWA being bought out before any of this happened.
What would other airlines be like today in general. Would there still
be any airline mergers?


User currently offlinezrs70 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 3181 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2170 times:

Airlines mergers have existed practically since airlines began. While 9/11 certainly fueled a change, the changes would eventually have happened anyway.


14 year airliners.net vet! 2000-2013
User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 2997 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2149 times:

Security theater wouldn't exist, either. We could take water on board, pass through the detector with jackets and shoes on, and life would generally be easier.


The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineaerdingus From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 2844 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (1 year 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2114 times:

Would FR be operating 300 737-800s?   


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