Air Transport World

Critical issues to command total member involvement at RAA's fall meeting.

At no other time in over u5 years of operation have U.S. commuter/regional airline managements faced so many critical problems and had so much at stake in making decisions affecting the future health and survival of their companies.

The arena for a "thorough wring-out" of the issues is Anaheim, California's Disneyland Hotel, where executives from 125 airline members of the Regional Airline Association will meet November 27-29.

The agenda items, affecting every facet of commuter airline operations and decision-making, range from costly restraints on air traffic to limitations on airport access, drastic changes in interline relations and practices with Major carriers, biased computer reservation services and charges, unacceptable financial burdens resulting from planned alterations in operational practices, to new technology inspired products and services carrying too-high a price tag. …

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