2022 Code of Alabama
Title 37 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation.
Chapter 9 - Regulation of Air Commerce.
Section 37-9-5 - Declaration of Policy.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 37-9-5 (2022)

Section 37-9-5

Declaration of policy.

(a) It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state to regulate intrastate air commerce in such manner as to:

(1) Recognize and preserve the inherent advantages of such commerce;

(2) Foster sound economic conditions in such commerce and among air carriers in the public interest;

(3) Promote adequate, economical and efficient service by air carriers and to provide reasonable charges therefor, without unjust discrimination, undue privileges or advantages and unfair or destructive competitive practices;

(4) Provide for competition to the extent necessary to assure the sound development of an air transportation system properly adapted to meet the needs of the commerce of the United States and this state and of the national and state defense;

(5) Improve the relations between and coordinate transportation by and regulation of air carriers and other carriers; and

(6) Cooperate with the federal government and the several states of the United States and the duly authorized officials thereof in the administration and enforcement of this chapter.

(b) All of the provisions of this chapter shall be administered and enforced with a view to carrying out the above declaration of policy.

(Acts 1945, No. 269, p. 414, §3.)

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