Airline Summit Seeks to Increase Competition, Decrease Fares

Buchheit, director of travel and meeting services at Black & Decker Corporation in Towson, MD, is tired of paying ever-steeper airfares for business and meeting travel on monopoly routes. A founding member of Business Travel Contractors Corporation (BTCC)--the three-year-old consortium of businesses aiming to cut revolutionary deals with airlines for distance-based airfares--Black & Decker figures its per-mile costs between 81 cents and 84 cents on those routes dominated by a major

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