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America’s Biggest Airlines Echo Trump’s Trade Rhetoric

The election is fueling protectionist sentiment that fits nicely with changes big carriers want from Washington.

Much of corporate America may cringe over some of Donald Trump’s policy positions, in particular his stance on trade. But the billionaire’s rhetoric bears a striking resemblance to arguments that have been made by a critical segment of the American business community—U.S. airlines and their unions.

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