Here's the part that tsf left out...<quoted text>Charlotte is understandably quite upset. Charlotte has run the airport since 1937 and made it into the 6th biggest airport in the USA with the lowest per passenger cost in the USA. However, that does not translate into the lowst airfare, since you can fly out of eenvill/Spartenberg a lot cheaper.
"Consultant Bob Hazel, hired by the city, issued a draft report Thursday that said Charlotte Douglas would be best managed by an authority – a finding at odds with Mayor Anthony Foxx and the City Council. But Hazel also criticized the bill in the General Assembly, saying the legislation should give Charlotte a greater share of seats and allow for more time to transition to an authority.
Hazel, however, said the city of Charlotte should not have a majority of authority seats. He said that would jeopardize the authority’s independence."
Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/04/26/4...