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Not-so-friendly skies: Airline industry faces immense problems, but there are solutions

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Part five of a five-part series It has been 35 years since President Carter signed the 1978 Airline Deregulation Act, but the measure’s promise of lower cost, more convenient commercial air travel and a wider range of choices for consumers have in many respects gone unmet. Before 1978, commercial travel had the glamor of a cruise ship, with passengers dressing up and swanky cocktail...