The Future of the Airline Industry

Members will examine the structure of the airline industry and actions being taken by the industry to ensure long-term viability. Members will also consider the impacts of the current structure of the industry on competition, and the potential effects of any further downtown in traffic for the traveling public. In addition, Members may discuss the potential effects of consolidation and other potential actions affecting the industry and the consumer.

Opening Remarks

  • Senator Fritz Hollings


  • Mr. Jeffrey N. Shane

    Under Secretary for Policy
    U.S. Department of Transportation

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Richard H. Anderson

  • Professor Alfred Kahn

  • Mr. Donald J. Carty

  • Mr. Kevin Mitchell

    Business Travel Coalition
  • Captain Duane Woerth

    Airline Pilots Association, International