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1977 - President Carter appointed Alfred Kahn to head the Civil Aeronautics Board. Kahn de-regulated passenger air travel which increases traffic volume, reduces fares, and decreases the number of empty seats on airline flights.

1978 - Carter appointed Kahn as “inflation czar.”

 

 

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