Civil Aeronautics Board

Reply Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Airline Scheduling Committees Et Al; Order Instituting Investigation

by Judith Herman January 5, 1981 Civil Aeronautics Board

On October 1, 1980, the Civil Aeronautics Board (“Board”) instituted an investigation to determine whether the Board should continue to approve the antitrust immunity granted to the Airline Scheduling Committee Agreements. The purpose of these agreements “has been to achieve a voluntary division of take-off and landing rights (or “slots”) among certificated airlines serving four […]

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Answer of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in Support of Motion for an Expedited Hearing

by William Lilley November 22, 1978 Civil Aeronautics Board

  Pursuant to Rule 18 (a-2) of the Civil Aeronautics Board’s (CAB’s or Board’s) Rules of Practice, the Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its answer in support of the motion of Midway Airlines, Inc. (Midway) for an expedited hearing on its application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing […]

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Domestic Passenger-Fare Level Policies and Domestic Passenger-Fare Structure Policies

by Council on Wage and Price Stability September 22, 1977 Civil Aeronautics Board

On August 17, 1977 the Civil Aeronautics board (CAB or Board) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking indicating that it would review and possibly recommend changes in the ratemaking policies and standards adopted in the Domestic Passenger Fare Investigation (DPFI) (42 FR 42229). The Board requested public comments on what changes or modifications, if […]

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Application of Eastern Airlines for Discussion Authority

by Council on Wage and Price Stability September 22, 1977 Civil Aeronautics Board

On June 22, 1976, Eastern Air Lines (Eastern) petitioned the Board for authority to discuss, with other air carriers, “possible agreements intended to bring about more efficient methods relating to research, design and procurement of needed future commercial aircraft types …. ” Because of the magnitude of the issues involved, including serious anti-trust implications, the […]

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To Establish Simplified Certification Procedure for Commuter Air Carriers

by Peter H. Lowry June 30, 1977 Civil Aeronautics Board

On January 6, 1977, four commuter airlines filed a petition with the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB or Board) requesting that a rulemaking proceeding be initiated to establish a simplified procedure for certification of large commuter air carriers. The Board initiated the requested ru1emaking proceeding on May 24, 1977 and placed notice of the proceeding in […]

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STATEMENT OF ROBERT W. CRANDALL BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION COMMERCE COMMITTEE, U.S. SENATE

by Robert W. Crandall March 22, 1977 Civil Aeronautics Board

Mr. Chairman and members of the Aviation Subcommittee, I am pleased to be here today to present the Council’s views on the imperative for change in the scope of airline regulation. Given this Administration’s determination to reduce the burden of inefficient and ineffective government regulation, it is fitting that the first opportunity for major regulatory […]

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Answer of the Council on Wage and Price Stability In Support of Application for Exemption

by Roger Mallet December 13, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

On November 12, 1976, Rocky Mountain filed an application with the CAB requesting that the Board issue an order pursuant to Section 4l6(b) of the Federal Aviation Act of 195B, as amended, exempting the applicant from the provisions of Section 401 of the Act as well as Part 29B of the Board’s Economic Regulations (14 […]

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Answer of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in Support of Motion for an Expedited Hearing

by Peter H. Lowry November 15, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

Pursuant to Rule 18 (a-2) of the Civil Aeronautics Board’s (“CAB’s” or “Board’s”) Rules of Practice. the Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council “) hereby submits its answer in support of the motion of Pan American World Airways. Inc. (“Pan American”), dated October 21,1976, for an expedited hearing on its application for a certificate […]

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Council Urges CAB to act on Pan Am’s Application for Fill-up Rights

by Council on Wage and Price Stability November 15, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

  The Council on Wage and Price Stability today urged the Civil Aeronautics Board to give quick consideration to Pan American World Airways’ application for fill-up rights on domestic segments of international flights. At present, because of a CAB policy established in 1938, the airline may not serve domestic travelers on interstate segments of international […]

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Answer of the Council in Wage and Price Stability in Support of Motion for an Expedited Hearing

by James C. Miller October 22, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

  Pursuant to Rule 18 (a-2) of the Civil Aeronautics Board’s (CAB’s or Board’s) Rules of Practice, the Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its answer in support of the motion of Midway Airlines, Inc. (Midway) for an expedited hearing on its application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing […]

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Council Urges CAB to Consider Application by New Airline

by Council on Wage and Price Stability October 22, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

  Prompt consideration by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) of a request by a new airline to provide low-fare service out of Chicago’s Midway Airport was urged today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability. The Council’s recommendation was made in a filing responding to an application by Midway Airlines, Inc., for a grant […]

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Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability

by William Lilley October 7, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on the request of Eastern Air Lines, Inc. (Eastern) to hold discussions of future commercial aircraft. The Council has examined this proposal and has concluded that its effects would be anticompetitive, inflationary, and not in the public interest. Thus, the Council recommends that […]

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Council Criticizes Proposal to CAB by Eastern Airlines

by Council on Wage and Price Stability October 7, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

          Granting air carriers an anti-trust immunity for the purpose of discussing joint procurement of aircraft was opposed today by the Coucil on Wage and Price Stability. The Council’s opposition was made in a filing before the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) in response to an application to the CAB by Eastern […]

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Before the Civil Aeronautics Board, Comments of the Council on Wage and Stability

by William Lilley October 7, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) hereby submits its comments on the request of Eastern Air Lines, Inc.  (Eastern) to hold discussions with other air carriers regarding joint procurement of future commercial aircraft. The Council has examined this proposal and has concluded that its effects would be anticompetitive, inflationary, and not in the […]

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Council Criticizes Proposal to CAB by Eastern Airlines

by James C. Miller October 7, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

Granting air carriers an anti-trust immunity for the purpose of discussing joint procurement of aircraft was opposed today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability. The Council’s opposition was made in a filing before the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) in response to an application to the CAB by Eastern Airlines on June 22, 1976, […]

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Testimony of James C. Miller III Before the Subcommittee on Aviation and Transportation R&D, Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives

by James C. Miller May 20, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

Mr. Chairman, Members of the Aviation and Transportation R&D Subcommittee: It is a pleasure to take this opportunity to appear before you today and express my views on research and development (R&D) and the future of aviation. As you may know, I have researched problems of airline regulation in considerable detail, and while my studies […]

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Testimony of James C. Miller III Before the Subcommittee on Aviation

by James C. Miller May 12, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

Mr. Chairman, members of the Aviation Subcommittee: I am pleased to appear before you today to express the Council’s views on the need for substantive regulatory reform of our domestic air transportation industry. As an economist very familiar with this industry, as well as one greatly concerned with the performance of the economy in recent […]

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Memorandum For Correspondents: Civil Aeronautics Board’s Advanced Booking Charter

by Council on Wage and Price Stability April 12, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

In response to other comments filed with the Civil Aeronautics Board, the Council on Wage and Price Stability today expressed its strong support for a CAB proposal to permit a new type of charter service to the general public. The proposed service, called the Advanced Booking Charter (“ABC”) would make lower cost charter service more […]

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Reply Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Advance Booking Charters

by William Lilley April 12, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council”) hereby submits its reply comments to those initial comments which were filed with the Board by various interested parties concerning the Board’s proposed rules to establish a new class of passenger transportation charter — the Advanced Booking Charters (“ABCs”)…

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Advance Booking Charters

by Michael H. Moscow March 19, 1976 Civil Aeronautics Board

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (“Council”) hereby submits its comments on the proposal by the Civil Aeronautics Board (“Board”) to adopt a new Part 371 of its Special Regulations establishing a class of domestic and international charter service designated as “Advance Booking Charters” (ABCs). The Board has also proposed implementing necessary conforming amendments […]

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