US Air Transport Assn. Executive VP and COO John Meenan said that while the Lieberman-Warner carbon dioxide cap-and-trade bill was withdrawn in the US Senate, the proposal likely was a "pattern piece. . .setting the stage for what eventually will be passed in Congress." Speaking Friday at the Eco-Aviation conference presented by Air Transport World and Leeham Co. in Washington, Meenan said the airline industry must lobby lawmakers to ensure that climate legislation passed in the future is ...

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