The Airline Deregulation Act

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5.2 Case Analysis 5 (PLG1)
Sanam Tamang
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Compare the state of commercial aviation before and after the passage of the Airline Deregulation Act (ADA).
The Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 changed the operation of civil aviation forever and for better. The aviation when controlled by the federal government, its potential development was restricted and the air travel was very expensive and could only be afforded by few. The act brought several changes which affected the airlines as well as people.

I. Summary:
The Airline Deregulation Act was established on October 24, 1978. Before this act the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) used to manage the air fare and the routes used by
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