Research the Internet for History of the Air Cargo Industry after the Deregulation Act of 1977. The act deregulated the air cargo industry, gave cargo carriers’ freedom to operate on any domestic route, increased competition, lowered rates, and allowed cargo air carriers to use larger aircraft.
Pick one cargo airline to research. For this airline, please number and state each question/statement and give each answer its own separate paragraph(s). Review the rubric for detailed grading criteria.
1. Introduction: Name of the cargo carrier airline, brief description of the cargo airline, specific start date, route structure, and aircraft.
2. Describe the specific advantages after the Deregulation Act of 1977 for this specific airline.
3. Describe the disadvantages and/or competitive pressures after the Deregulation Act of 1977 for this specific airline.