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Aviation Competition: Issues Related to the Proposed United Airlines-US Airways Merger
GAO-01-212: Published: Dec 15, 2000. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 2000.
In May 2000, two of the nation's largest airlines, United Airlines and US Airways, proposed merging. As part of the agreement, United and US Airways also proposed divesting some of the US Airways' assets at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to create an airline to be known as DC Air. The Justice Department is now reviewing the proposal to determine if the merger would violate U.S. antitrus...
Aviation Competition: Information on the Department of Transportation's Proposed Policy
RCED-99-225: Published: Jul 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed policy concerning aviation competition, focusing on: (1) why DOT developed the proposed policy; (2) what process DOT used to develop the proposed policy; and (3) whether the proposed policy addresses the specific problems that led DOT to issue it.GAO noted that: (1) DOT decided to dev...
Domestic Aviation: Effects of Changes in How Airline Tickets Are Sold
RCED-99-221: Published: Jul 28, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) how changes in the way airlines sell tickets affected travel agencies and consumers; (2) airlines' policies and practices for the sale and use of airline tickets sold by travel agencies compared with the sale and use of tickets sold directly by airlines; (3) what airlines' policies and practices are for making their airfares, pa...
Aviation Competition: Effects on Consumers from Domestic Airline Alliances Vary
RCED-99-37: Published: Jan 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the status of the proposed alliances to be formed by the six largest U.S. airlines; (2) the potential beneficial and harmful effects on consumers; and (3) the authority of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to review these alliances and the status of their reviews.GAO noted that: (1) all s...
113893: Dec 3, 1980
With only limited authority and resources, the Department of Transportation's (DOT) Office of Transportation Security (OTS) could realistically do little to reduce cargo theft and the estimated annual direct and indirect losses running into billions of dollars. DOT and the Department of Justice, working with industry associations, created 15 cargo security committees in major U.S. transportation c...