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Airline Industry: Potential Mergers and Acquisitions Driven by Financial and Competitive Pressures
GAO-08-845: Published: Jul 31, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2008.
The airline industry is vital to the U.S. economy, generating operating revenues of nearly $172 billion in 2007, amounting to over 1 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product. It serves as an important engine for economic growth and a critical link in the nation's transportation infrastructure, carrying more than 700 million passengers in 2007. Airline deregulation in 1978, led, at least in part,...
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...
Inspectors General: Handling of Allegations Against Senior OIG Officials
OSI-97-1: Published: Oct 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the handling of allegations of misconduct made against senior officials between 1990 and 1995 at the 28 Offices of Inspector General (OIG), focusing on: (1) whether the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) and OIG had policies and procedures for handling such allegations; (2) whether PCIE and OIG followed these policies and proced...