Debates by Category: Airlines

April 29, 2008

Lift U.S. Airlines Via Foreign Ownership

Overseas carriers should be permitted to buy U.S. airlines in full. Pro or con?

October 4, 2007

Airbus Subsidies Don’t Fly

Boeing is justified in its complaints about the government help its European rival receives. Pro or con?

February 28, 2007

Fliers’ Rights Need a Big Lift

Washington should step forward and support a rigorous airline passenger bill of rights—like the one introduced in Congress by Rep. Mike Thompson—which advocates setting clear guidelines for carriers about when to allow fliers to deplane and how to award compensation for long flight delays. Pro or con?

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