The US Air Transport Assn. (ATA) warned that nearly 10,000 airline industry jobs could be cut within one year if two new proposed passenger security and airline departure taxes are implemented. More broadly, it said, nearly 181,000 jobs could be lost across the economy related to reductions in aircraft manufacturing, airports and supporting businesses, according to an analysis by consultancy Oliver Wyman.  ATA president and CEO Nicholas Calio said tripling the passenger security fee ...

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