USA TODAY debates the merits of airline codesharing, with the paper taking the position that greater disclosure is needed when a flight is operated by a regional partner. Passengers "have a right to know exactly who they're flying with, and the current system obscures that information," the paper says. But Roger Cohen, president of the Regional Airline Association, says codesharing helps provide a "seamless travel experience" for 160 million passengers in 650 U.S. communities. "Scheduled flights are split 50/50 between mainline and regional airlines, but it is one industry with a joint responsibility for reliable service -- and a shared and singular commitment to safety," he argues.

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