With the start of the 2012 US presidential campaign, there has been a lot of heated talk about the role of federal government, which is mostly charged with over-reaching and creating more problems than it solves. The big exception, however, is the airline industry. When it comes to the business of how to get the flying public to their destinations safely, on time, in reasonable comfort and with their bags in synch, then it seems that the only experts are in Congress and government ...

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