Airline Deregulation Essay

Submitted By Tanikki-Gregory
Words: 349
Pages: 2

The United States of America was attacked by terrorist on September 11, which was one of the saddest days in history. September 11, 2001 was the day that the world changed in more ways than one, but for the most part it changed how people traveled in the United States as well as other Countries. The people in those buildings were not only local Americans but every day working people from different nationalities who travelled for business. Since September 11, travel has become a hassle, an inconvenience, and a fear for all travelers who travel for leisure or for business.
Before the attack on September 11, the economy was suffering through a moderate recession and the attack did not help with businesses. The recession destroyed a lot of business for big businesses. The stock market suffered because of the recession and oil prices increased which caused travelers to limit their travel for leisure or business. “Prior to 9/11, travel insurance only covered terrorist attacks committed overseas. Along with the travel insurance industry the methods Americans use to plan their trips have changed because of 9/11.” (Powers, Rita R. "Travel in the United States Since the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11: How Have Things Changed?" N.p., 16 Feb. 2008. Web. 27 Oct. 2014.) Before 9/11 travelers were able to travel with convenience and confidence. Travelers were able to show up to airports within minutes of flights, friends/family were able to say goodbye at the gates, and…