Let Richard Branson Kill United Airlines

Los Angeles Times highlights Marc Scribner’s comments on how government policy has lead to poor airline service. 

Yes, airlines on the continent come and go faster than New York restaurants. But that’s precisely the point: With real competition comes real failure, hopefully followed by bankruptcy and even liquidation, instead of American-style too-big-to-fail bailouts. How many customers must United pummel before they can Gershwin us no more?

As Marc Scribner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute put it this week: “If American consumers wish to enjoy improved service quality in air travel, they should demand that Congress repeal 90 years of anti-competitive federal law. Less regulation of air travel, not more, is the solution.”

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