Issue / Airlines

What effect does airline consolidation have on passengers?

In 1980, airline passengers were able to choose from two dozen different airlines operating across the United States. Yet even as air...

How are airlines making money?

Airlines in the United States are experiencing their most profitable years since deregulation.[1] However, average ticket prices are...

Eno Launches “Aviation Insights” Policy Brief Series

October 20, 2017 On October 11, the Eno Center for Transportation released the first of a series of policy briefs that make up the...

Aviation Insights

Airline ticket prices are near historic lows, but cheap jet fuel will not always save consumers money. People are flying more direct...

Op-Ed: Why Does Labor Support Corporatizing Air Traffic Control?

September 28, 2017  The most significant policy reform to our nation's aviation system is currently winding its way through...

Jet fuel prices have dropped significantly. Why haven’t ticket prices?

In 2014, global oil prices suffered their sharpest drops in seven years.[1] This led to similar reductions in the cost of jet fuel,...

ATC Reform, General Aviation, and Service to Small Communities

September 8, 2017 In the current debate about the proposal made by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill...

USDOT I.G. Criticizes NextGen Cost-Benefit Analysis

September 7, 2017 The Inspector General (IG) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) made public this week an August 15...

Eno Aviation Insights: Is air travel becoming pricier for travelers?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHEiwEysjUY&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Cost is the most important factor for travelers when they...

Point/Counterpoint: Open Skies

August 9, 2017 International air travel in and out of the United States more than doubled since 1990. Coinciding with that growth,...

Ensure Fair and Free Competition Under All of Our Open Skies Agreements

August 9, 2017 Fair and free trade is a cornerstone of our great country and essential to ensuring American economic strength and...

Open Skies, Subsidies, and the Need for Transparency

August 9, 2017 Open Skies agreements are treaties between two countries to allow unlimited air service between them. Since the...

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