In The News: Airlines for America seeks tax reform to aid global competition

March 20th, 2012

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for leading U.S. airlines, called on the U.S. government to reform federal taxes and regulations to enable U.S. airlines to compete globally on a level playing field and help grow the country’s economy.

“We can work together in creating a business environment that will allow for future growth and global competitiveness,” said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio in a speech to the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Annual Conference. “Or our government can ignore the future ramifications of an uncompetitive U.S. airline industry to our medium and small communities and ignore the benefits of the industry to our own economy.”

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