The president signed the
Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act ("ATSSA"),
Pub. L. No. 107-42, into law on September 23, 2001.
This $15 billion aid package offered $5 billion in direct relief
and $10 billion in loan guarantees.
The act passed by a 96-1 vote in the Senate and 356-54 in the House .
It offers direct aid, loan guarantees, tax relief, insurance,
and limitations on liability to qualifying air carriers.