Regulatory Schizophrenia: Mergers, Alliances, Metal-Neutral Joint Ventures and the Emergence of a Global Aviation Cartel
83 J. Air L. & Com. 3 (2018)
43 Pages Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last revised: 4 Dec 2018
Date Written: May 30, 2018
This article examines the tortuous path from economic regulation, to deregulation and liberalization, to consolidation and collusion. It examines several elements of antitrust and competition law and policy, including mergers and acquisitions, coordination of pricing and service between competitors, and the failure of governmental institutions to advance a coherent transportation policy.
Keywords: airline, regulation, deregulation, antitrust, mergers, monopoly, alliances
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