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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 6 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2184 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, 2029 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2171 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 6 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2168 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, 3170 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2138 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, 2980 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2117 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, 2833 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

Would FR be operating 300 737-800s?   


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