State of the Airline Industry: the Potential Impact of Airline Mergers and Industry Consolidation

January 24, 2007

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The Commerce Committee will examine the current state of the airline industry, the immediate and long-term economic outlook of domestic air carriers and their workforce, and the likely effects of proposed industry mergers on consumers. The Committee also will review the potential impact of rapid industry consolidation on air service in the United States.


Majority Statement

  • John D. Rockefeller, IV

  • Daniel K. Inouye

  • Frank R. Lautenberg


Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Johnny Isakson

    U.S. Senator

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