U.S. Regulation of the Airline Industry



Date & Time

Start Date: 11/10/2017
Start Time: 02:30PM ET


David Heffernan, a member of the firm's Transportation and Trade Group, will present a webinar titled, "U.S. Regulation of the Airline Industry," for Lawline on November 10. Throughout the course, David will address current aviation issues, while providing an informational and analytical framework for understanding how the industry is regulated by Congress and the executive branch and how that regulation has affected competition in different ways in domestic and international markets. Finally, David will examine how airline regulation is changing under the Trump administration.
Learning Objectives:
  • Address the fundamentals of regulation of the U.S. airline industry, including the role and authority of key federal agencies

  • Identify how Congress oversees the U.S. airline industry

  • Discuss the U.S. airline industry’s market structure and competition

  • Examine the development of international airline alliances, including their exemption from U.S. antitrust laws

  • Analyze the ongoing dispute between U.S. airlines and airlines from the Gulf states relating to subsidization

  • Consider how airline regulation is changing under the Trump administration 

To register for David's webinar, click here



David Heffernan

Chair, Transportation & Trade


(202) 463-2537

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