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Airline Merger And Possible Airport Authority Changes

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Charlotte air travel has been on the minds of many in recent weeks as US Airways and American Airlines merge and while North Carolina politicians push for Charlotte Douglas International Airport to be operated by an airport authority rather than as a city department. We'll talk about how the US Airways/ American merger might affect US Airways 3rd largest hub and travelers who come through Charlotte, and discuss how the idea of an airport authority may or may not change how the airport is run and whether any of it will affect the average Charlottean, when Charlotte Talks.

Guests
Julie Rose
- Reporter for WFAE
Ely Portillo - Reporter for The Charlotte Observer
Andy Dulin - Charlotte City Councilman
Sen. Bob Rucho - NC Senator spearheading the airport authority effort