I. Answer at least one of the following discussion questions in the respective thread of the Module 6 – Deregulation and the Flying Public Discussion Board forum.

  • Topic 1 – ADA Impact

    Explain the impact of the Airline Deregulation Act in its historical context since 1978 from the standpoint of fares, enplanements, capacity, market share, safety, employment, and bankruptcies.

  • Topic 2 –  Industry Evolution

    Trace the evolution of the deregulated air carrier industry, citing the impact of deregulation on air traffic control, airports, aircraft production, and business models.

  • Topic 3 – Hub and Spoke System

    List the positive and negative aspects of the hub and spoke system.