Airline Safety

Discusses the issue of airline safety and security checkpoints and how things have changed since September 11th, 2001.

Airline safety has become a matter of national concern since the events of September 11th, 2001. Many factors, including airline safety standards, the lack of federal regulation checkpoints, and minimum- wage airline employees, all served to contribute to the tragedy. Addressing these issues indicates serious changes in the overall operations of public airlines and might include the introduction of federally- operated checkpoints.