4/21/2008

Improving the nation's outdated air traffic control system is a necessary first step toward easing delays and congestion and improving the quality of service, writes Robert Crandall in the New York Times. Crandall, a former CEO of American Airlines, also noted that fares will increase whether or not carriers merge. "Adding some sensible regulations and making the investments needed to give our airlines opportunities for success would be a far better way to safeguard that economic contribution than further airline consolidation," Crandall writes.

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