The Airline Industry
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This paper presents an in-depth examination of the airline industry and the recent arguments over whether airline companies are being conducted as monopolies or competitors. The paper uses several examples of congressional testimony to illustrate the differences between the two. The paper also uses other chosen pieces of literature to discuss the difference between an airline monopoly and competition.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Kennedy, Tony (1997) Reno Air files suit against NWA; Reno Air opened daily passenger service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Reno-Lake Tahoe in April 1993. The airline retreated from Minnesota within 90 days. In antitrust action, the carrier is accusing Northwest Airlines of using its monopoly power to force it out of the Twin Cities.(BUSINESS) Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
- Le, Thuong T. (1997) Reforming China's airline industry: from state-owned monopoly to market dynamism. Transportation Journal
- Kaplan, Peter (1998) Cities, Small Airlines Protest Giant Carriers' Local Monopolies.
- Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
- Kennedy, Tony (1997) Northwest sued over alleged fare overcharges; A lawsuit claims that the 1986 Northwest-Republic airline merger created monopoly pricing and seeks a massive refund for ticket buyers.(NEWS) Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)
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The Airline Industry (2007, September 11) Retrieved August 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/the-airline-industry-98222/
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