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Air Travel / Passenger Complaints #110720

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 01, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Incr. consumer complaints about quality of air travel featured; details given, scenes shown. [PASSENGERS - describe their ordeals.] [Senator John DANFORTH - explains family's invention of word "tarmacing."] Related statistics outlined on screen. [Airline Passengers of America spokesperson Jack CORBETT - considers situation a disgrace.] [Org. spokesperson William DIEFENDERFER - notes federal trust fund earmarked for improving United States air travel is being held in Treasury] [Aviation Consumer Action Project spokesperson Christopher WITKOWSKI - comments.] Pending legislature mentioned. [Air Trans. Association of America spokesperson William BOLGER - thinks airlines will respond to political and public's pressure.]

Judd, Jackie;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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