A4A CEO gives speech in Dallas despite tornadoes

04/3/2012 | AviationWeek.com · FlightGlobal.com (U.K.)

Nicholas Calio, president and CEO of Airlines for America, gave a speech at a Dallas conference after attendees were first evacuated because of tornadoes and then allowed to return to the event. Calio said the airline industry pays more taxes than are paid on "sin" products such as tobacco and alcohol. "While I have nothing against those products, they are supposedly taxed to discourage consumption," Calio said.

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