Kevin Mitchell, Chairman of the Business Travel Coalition, weighs in on the problems facing the airline industry. Association Meetings: Is the industry in crisis? Mitchell: Last year [U.S] airlines carried 769 million passengers, and that's projected to increase to a billion by 2015. And we're already gridlocked. What happens when we hit 800 million or 900 million passengers? Throw in the overall financial situation of the industry and the fact that it doesn't look like we are going to go ...

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