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Old May 16, 16, 12:17 am
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Originally Posted by RealHJ View Post
So in other words, then the local governments should be lobbying DOT to take a more rational stance and consider the economic impact to the US (where obviously bringing high-spending travelers to the US actually has a positive impact, while sending Americans away has at best zero, if not net negative, impact).
DOT stands for the Department of Transportation. Not the Department of Tourism.

This would be like all U.S.-London flights having to be flown into LGW except for 5 flights which can use LHR. And then the DOT awards one of the exemptions to MCO-LHR.

BTW, Japanese tourists also visit LA and NYC as well.
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