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Delta Airlines keeps Memphis economy on the tarmac

Jim Oberstar weighs in on consequences of airline deregulation.

Josh Marks of the American Aviation Institute said in the Washington panel that Delta Airlines "screwed" Cincinnati "because they could," and it's pretty hard to see why we shouldn't add Memphis to that sentence. In addition, St. Louis, once an island of American aviation, is a parched desert, according to Jim Oberstar, former U.S. Congressman and former chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Smart City Memphis
April 30, 2012

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