close
GLAD YOU'RE HERE!
Welcome to TravelInsurance.org! Start reading our guides to become informed about what travel insurance guarantees you and what it does not. It only takes a few minutes to understand what plan is best for you.
 

The Current State of The Airline Industry

Posted July 20th, 2010
by Christine Silva

Before the 1970s, the US airline industry was regulated by the government. There was little competition between airlines because the price of a ticket was established uniformly based on the miles flown. In 1979, with deregulation, airlines suddenly faced competition from each other, which led to massive layoffs, bankruptcies, and liquidations. But that was 30 years ago. Here’s the lowdown on the industry right now.

Embed the image above on your site

Additional Resources | © Copyright 2009 TravelInsurance.org All Rights Reserved