Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 24, 2013
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A big chunk of private-sector infrastructure opens at New York’s JFK airport today. It's the new Delta Airlines terminal, with its $1.6 billion worth of lounge area, gates, and services. Delta’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Anderson, joins Marketplace Morning Report to discuss the industry, mergers, passenger fees, and why Delta thinks its about to have its most profitable year ever. And California has unveiled the prices of health insurance to be sold on a state-run exchange starting next year. The exchange is designed to give more people access to insurance, but there's still an affordability issue.
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Posted In: drones, Obama
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Posted In: Airlines, Delta, airline industry, airline prices
Delta’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Anderson, discusses the industry, mergers, passenger fees, and why Delta thinks its about to have its most profitable year ever.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obama-care, health care, insurance exchanges
California is the biggest state to unveil details of health-insurance plans to be sold on a state-run exchange. The policies provide a first look at the affordability -- and future -- of the Affordable Care Act.