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William J McGee
|Description:||xii, 354 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Sit down and shut up or we'll turn this plane around : why airline service has collapsed and air rage is soaring --
What happened to the airlines? --
Collusion and confusion : how airlines don't play by the rules, and how passengers pay --
So you think you've found the lowest fare --
A mad race to the bottom : how airlines mistreat employees, outsource, and ignore passengers --
When your airline isn't your airline : regional carriers provide lower levels of service and safety --
Outrageous outsourcing : the single greatest threat to airline safety --
Unsafe at any altitude? : facing unprecedented dangers --
Threats to survival : why many air crashes need not be fatal --
Lights, camera, strip search : the tragicomedy of airline security --
Cloudy skies : aviation's carbon footprint --
Ink-stained wreckage : how airlines manipulate the media.
|Responsibility:||William J. McGee.|
"A damning indictment of the airline industry, and the lax oversight and economic and political pressures that are jeopardizing the safety of everyone who flies." -- Capt. Chesley "Sully"