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Will American Airlines' Woes Affect Flights?

February 2012

James Brock, Bill R. Moeckel Professor of Economics at the Farmer School of Business, was quoted in the "On the Spot" column of the LA Times, commenting on the economic outlook for the American Airlines.

According to Dr. Brock, "American's best bet may be to become smaller, not larger. They have the potential to be a very sleek, slimmed-down, competitive airline. American can be one of the last, best hopes for competition in the domestic [airline] market."

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