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  1. Standard 4: Objective 1 Travel and Tourism Air Travel

  2. Modes of Transportation used in Travel and Tourism • Air • Ground: Railways, Car, Motor Coach • Water: All types of boats

  3. Air Transportation History • Wright brother’s first plane: 1903 • Passenger travel on planes: 1919 • Charles Lindberg crossed Atlantic: 1927 • Jet service: 1952 • Federal Aviation Act: 1958 • Created FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) • Airline Deregulation Act: 1978 • Allowed for competition

  4. Air Transportation History • Hub-and-Spoke System: 1980’s • Frequent-flyer programs • Point-to-point systems: 1990’s • Regional, shorter, more direct flights • Partnerships formed: 2000’s • Airlines working together on non-competing or international flights

  5. Hub-and-Spoke System • An airline network formed by a hub (large airport) and spokes (smaller airports) • Most major airlines have one or more “hubs” • Passengers fly from “spokes” to the “hub” to connect to other cities. • It saves the airlines money

  6. Sample of Hub-and Spoke System

  7. Boarding • Check-in: Lets the airline know a passenger has arrived. Baggage is often weighed and checked-in. • Boarding passes: Can be obtained at the airline counter near the terminal entrance. • Gate Agent: Controls boarding procedures, usually about 20-30 minutes before flight time • Ticket lift: At some point, tickets are collected by the airline, to account for passengers

  8. Boarding • Baggage options: Check-in, carry-on, or curbside (carry-on baggage is usually limited to one small bag that will fit in the overhead bins, and/or one that will fit under the seat) Fees are charged for excess baggage or overweight baggage

  9. Security • Varies per airport • Passengers walk through detectors • Possessions are put on a conveyor belt that goes through an x-ray machine • Checked luggage is screened as well • Carry-on rules:

  10. Carry-on Liquids • Source: http://www.tsa.gov/311/