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Qantas threatens to sue Rolls Royce over faulty engines

Dec 2, 2010
Over the past month, Qantas and other operators of the super jumbo jet have experienced difficulties with their Rolls Royce engines. Now, Qantas moves towards legal action. Christopher Werth reports.
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Qatar Airways says Boeing has 'cleary failed' with Dreamliner delays

Nov 26, 2010
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker publicly criticizes the Boeing for it's continued delay of the 787 Dreamliner. Still, analysts say the airline is eagerly waiting its arrival.
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TSA screeners and patdowns could affect the air travel bottom line

Nov 24, 2010
Steve Chiotakis speaks to George Hobica, he's founder of Airfarewatchdog.com about passenger reactions to new TSA regulations and how it's affecting the travel industry.
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Is there a way to be both safe AND private at airport security?

Nov 23, 2010
It's a busy travel week and many passengers are facing a choice in security screenings between scanners many see as a violation of their privacy or a physical pat down search that could violate their privacy in different ways. Today, we're looking into just how effective the scanners are and whether a better system could be found.
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Are there other options for airport security?

Nov 20, 2010
The TSA's new security system of full-body scans and pat-downs has enraged a number of airline passengers. Authorities are scrambling to find other options.
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Engine recalls carry potential damage for Rolls Royce

Nov 18, 2010
Quantas says as many as 40 Rolls Royce engines in planes around the world may have to be replaced. This could mean years of damages to the company. Stephen Beard explains.
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Travelers react to TSA's full-body scans and pat-downs

Nov 15, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Bob Moon about how people are reacting to the TSA's new security measure of either a full-body scan or a pat-down
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Finding the right time to buy your plane ticket

Nov 12, 2010
Flying somewhere this holiday season? The closer we get to the holidays, the higher airfares go. And we will pay them. But, timing isn't the only thing that we do wrong when it comes to picking a holiday flight. Steve Henn explains.
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Welcome to New York: JetBlue's David Barger

Nov 12, 2010
In our new series, Welcome To New York, Jeremy Hobson celebrates the bi-coastal broadcast of Marketplace Morning Report. Jeremy will talk to people who define and shape New York City's economy. Today's guest is JetBlue CEO David Barger.
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Rolls' competitors may get a big boost

Nov 10, 2010
Rolls-Royce faced another obstacle today when oil stains were found on one of its Airbus A-380 engines. With the company only sharing about half of the engine-making market, this could mean big news for its U.S. competitors. Bob Moon reports.
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