Download PDF by Janet R. Bednarek: Airports, Cities, and the Jet Age: US Airports Since 1945

By Janet R. Bednarek

ISBN-10: 3319311948

ISBN-13: 9783319311944

ISBN-10: 3319311956

ISBN-13: 9783319311951

This ebook explores the connection among towns and their advertisement airports. those important transportation amenities are in the community owned and controlled and civic leaders and boosters have made them imperative to occasionally expansive financial improvement desires, together with the development of architecturally major structures. besides the fact that, different metropolitan citizens have paid a excessive cost for the growth of air transportation, as battles over jet plane noise resulted not just in quieter jet engine applied sciences, yet profound adjustments within the metropolitan panorama with the clearance of either city and suburban neighborhoods. And within the wake of Sept. 11, the united states advertisement airport has emerged because the position the place americans such a lot absolutely event the safety regime brought after these terrorist assaults.

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The legislation had called for a gradual withdrawal of the need for airlines to prove public convenience and necessity, with that requirement scheduled to end January 1, 1982. With the idea of more immediately increasing competition, the CAB moved toward a position of immediately granting all qualified applicants certificates until it was proved that such an action was not consistent with public convenience and necessity. Small airlines protested, arguing that the CAB was moving too fast and that such a policy might allow the larger carriers to take over routes and drive them out of business.

61 In December 1972, FAA Administrator Shaffer issued an emergency order that required the screening of all passengers and carry-on baggage—either mechanically or by hand—effective January 3, 1973. 62 FROM 30,000 FEET: AIRPORTS AND AVIATION HISTORY SINCE 1945 41 The implementation of that program immediately raised two issues. 63 The other issue involved who would provide and pay for the added security personnel. The airlines and local airport operators argued that preventing hijackings was a federal responsibility.

Though they never ascertained the cause and effect, the number of hijackings decreased during the test period. By the end of 1969, satisfied with the preliminary results, Secretary of Transportation John Volpe announced a modest expansion of the program. 52 Several events in 1970, however, led to the rapid expansion of the modest experimental program. On March 17, 1970, an armed individual hijacked an Eastern Airlines DC-9 flying between Newark and Boston.  Divivio, struggled with the flight crew.

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