Passenger Facility Charges – A Conundrum?

The Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program was implemented as part of the Aviation Safety and Capacity Act of 1990. Read the following two documents highlighting the original intent and current debate surrounding the PFC Program:

Airline Passenger Facility Charges: What Do They Mean for an Ailing Industry by S. Imes/Journal of Air Law and Commerce (
Op-Ed: Should Passenger Facility Charges Be Increased?/Airways Magazine (

Prepare a case analysis titled: “PFCs: Pros or Cons – Should They Be Raised to Pay for 21st Century Airport Infrastructure?”
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Case Analysis Summary Steps

Research and analyze using scholarly resources.
Length/format: 2-3 pages (excluding references), APA format.

significance of the problem
two alternative actions
reference page