Question of the Week: Privatized Airports, Foreign Operators — Is There a Security Risk?

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Last week, in the wake of several setbacks for various segments of the very light jet industry, we asked if VLJs, recently seen as the hottest ticket in aviation, might be cooling down.

Nearly half of those who took a moment to participate in our poll felt the VLJ dreams is far from dead, telling us every innovation has teething pains, and while VLJs may not be a revolution, they have a place in business aviation.

For a complete (real-time) breakdown of reader responses, click here.
(You may be asked to register and answer if you haven't already participated in this poll.)


In an age where security concerns dominate the American psyche, many AVweb readers may be surprised to learn that a Canadian company is taking over the operations of Chicago's Midway airport, making it the first major privatized airport in the U.S.. We're curious how you're reacting to the news (if at all). Is the privatization of major U.S. airports wise, and should foreign operators be allowed to bid?

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