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What Is The State Of The Airline Industry?

A pilot walks through the Phoenix airport on May 24, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A pilot walks through the Phoenix airport on May 24, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

As travelers head home this Memorial Day, airline executives are gearing up for an International Air Transport Association meeting in Dublin later this week to look at the state of the industry.

Airlines have benefited from low fuel prices, and last year there were record profits. But there are a lot of concerns right now about long security-lines and terrorism.

Curt Nickisch of Harvard Business Review speaks with Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti about where the industry is headed.

Read more from Harvard Business Review, “The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable.”

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