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alberchico
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Effects Of Deregulation

Mon Sep 27, 2004 6:34 am

Has deregulation really helped or hurt this industry ?One reason the legacy airlines are failing is that low cost carriers have saturated the market with low fares that the majors can't match. Or is the airline market too saturated that nobody can make a decent profit?
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jetdeltamsy
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Mon Sep 27, 2004 9:07 am

helped or hurt the industry?

depends on which side of the fence you sit on.

if you are a customer in a small town, service is worse. if you are a customer in a big city, service is spectacular.

if you are an employee, it pretty much stinks.
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jhooper
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Mon Sep 27, 2004 9:48 am

The total economic gains to society has proven deregulation to be the best scheme for everyone as a whole. Of course, there are winners and losers.


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Boeing7E7
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:28 am

Jet Delta hit the nail on the head.
 
ktachiya
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:14 pm

Well look at what De-regulation did. I would consider the negative aspects. I would see PanAm going out of business because of this, Canadian Airlines having to merge with the ever horrible Air Canada which flies so many 767's over the Pacific (too small!!!) I wish those goose design 744 were still here!!!
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TWA902fly
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:20 pm

Ktachiya... and the funny part is that a lot of the Air Canada 767s flying the pacific routes are ex-Canadian, and i know for a fact Canadian flew YVR-HNL-SYD with the 767 before being merged with Air Canada... so dont complain about Air Canada flying them across the Pacific.


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RJNUT
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Tue Sep 28, 2004 8:40 pm

i have an OAG from 1970.. Trust me, small towns are FAR better connected to the world airline network than before. Small cities , like SGF, had dozens of flights that really didnt go anywhere.
 
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RE: Effects Of Deregulation

Wed Sep 29, 2004 12:17 am

Lets not forget the proliferation of sardine cans they try to cram us into these days.

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