National Commission to Ensure Consumer Information and Choice in the Airline Industry

Federal Register Notice Establishing Commission

July 31st

David Butler

Dr. Robert W. Joselyn, CTC

Mike Levine

Rosenbluth Travel


July 11, 2002 - San Francisco

AgentWare - Testimony

American Express - Statement of Michael Mulvagh

Brea Travel - Testimony of George Delanoy

Hewkins Travel Consultants - Testimony of Steven Hewkins

PNR Travel - Testimony of Robert Kern

Qixo - Background

SideStep - Testimony



June 26, 2002 - Chicago

Orbitz - Statement of Gary Doernhoefer, VP and General Counsel

United - Gregory Taylor - Sr. Vice President - Planning 

Delta - Scott Yohe, Sr. Vice President - Government Affairs 

WorldSpan - Paul Blackney, President & CEO

Attachment:  Worldspan to Evaluate New Pricing Strategies

Consumers Union - Beau Brindler, Director

  • Attachment:  Consumer Union Letter to Secretary Mineta, June 5, 2002

Consumer Web Watch - Chuck Bell, Director of Programs

  • Attachment:  Consumer Reports Travel Letter
  • Attachment:  Internet Travel Industtry:  Report Prepared for Consumer WebWatch by Harrell Associates, June 6, 2002
  • Attachment:  History of the CRS

Travel Agents 

Devin W. Hansen - Sunflower Travel Corp. Wichita, KS

James M. O'Malley - Diplomat Travel Agency Chicago, IL

John A. Craig - Pathfinder Travel & Cruises Olathe, KS

Stephanie Turner, CTC Brentwood Travel Service St. Louis, MO

Cynthia A. Tyo

Travel Travel Fargo-Moorhead Fargo, ND 58103


June 12, 2002

Witness List

ASTA - William A. Maloney, CTC Executive Vice President and COO

AAA - Mark H. Brown - Executive Vice President - Association & Club Services

Macnair Travel Management - Alexandria, Virginia - Michael Macnair, President

SABRE, Inc. - David Schwarte, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Gallileo - Mark Miller, President

  • AttachmentSabre:  Orbitz No Longer the Low Cost Channel - Travel Weekly, 4/15/02

OneTravel.com - Michael Thomas, President & CEO

  •     Attachment - Domestic Air Analysis (Orbitz vs ITA vs OneTravel)

NBTA - Kevin Iwamoto, President

American Airlines - Trey Nicoud, Associate General Counsel

Northwest Airlines - Al Lenza, Vice President - Distribution & E-Commerce