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Aviation Deregulation Literature Review

  • Vicki Bier
  • James Joosten
  • David Glyer
  • Jennifer Tracey
  • Michael Welsh

Abstract

Aviation has many parallels to the nuclear power industry, and as a result there are many potential lessons to be learned from an examination of aviation deregulation. In particular, both industries:
  1. 1)

    Rely on advanced technology.

     
  2. 2)

    Are heavily regulated.

     
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    Emphasize public safety from low-probability, high-consequence accidents.

     
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    Require high levels of personnel qualifications and training.

     
Therefore, the experiences of the aviation industry and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with economic deregulation are potentially of interest to the nuclear power industry and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commision (NRC).

Keywords

Airline Industry Aviation Industry Accident Rate Fatal Accident Federal Aviation Administration 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vicki Bier
    • 1
  • James Joosten
    • 2
  • David Glyer
    • 3
  • Jennifer Tracey
    • 3
  • Michael Welsh
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-MadisonUSA
  2. 2.Connect-USA.com LLCUSA
  3. 3.Christensen AssociatesUSA

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