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LAX to Raise Landing Fees: Can the Airlines Take it?

by Patt Morrison

With airlines dealing with sky-high fuel costs, can they take a hike in landing fees? They'll have to, according to an announcement from LAX. There's a danger this will encourage airlines to reduce flights to LA. Airlines are already cutting back; what will this do to Los Angeles World Airports' overall plans? It's unclear if goals for rebuilding LAX and distributing flights to regional airports remain relevant.

* Gina Marie Lindsey, Executive Director, Los Angeles World Airports
* Michael Fabey, senior aviation editor for Travel Weekly

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