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Pressure on Rolls-Royce after Airbus incident?

Nov 6, 2010
An engine explosion damaged an Airbus A-380 in mid-flight yesterday. Will the engine maker, Rolls-Royce, come under scrutiny? David Gura reports.
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Qantas grounds fleet of Airbus A380s

Nov 4, 2010
The Australian airline Qantas grounded its entire fleet of Airbus A380s after a flight made an emergency landing after an engine ripped off.
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Will unionizing change Delta's corporate culture?

Nov 3, 2010
Delta employees are in the middle of a vote on whether they'll join a union. It could lead to the first time in more than 80 years that people other than Delta executives would determine wages and benefits, and that could have a huge effect on the company's corporate culture. Jim Burress reports.
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Gov't looking closer into air cargo security

Nov 2, 2010
With the latest news about explosive packages from Yemen being found on aircraft bound for the U.S., there have been a lot of questions about cargo security. Millions of dollars have been spent on passenger screening, but when will cargo screening catch up? David Gura reports.
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Personal info now passed on from airline to gov't

Nov 1, 2010
According to a new rule going into effect today, personal information like your date of birth and gender must be given to airlines when booking a flight, so they can pass it on to the government. It was a part of the 9/11 Commission's plan, and a long time coming. David Gura reports.
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Airlines required to provide new passenger information to TSA

Nov 1, 2010
U.S. airlines today are required to collect new personal information from passengers before they board a flight. A new Transportation Security Administration rule now mandates airlines to collect a passenger's full name, date of birth, and gender.
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Business travelers boost airline profits

Oct 29, 2010
During the recession, businesses tightened their wallets, and business travel fell dramatically, hitting the airline industry.
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Airlines' 'code sharing' practice examined

Oct 26, 2010
Major airlines may switch you to a regional carrier during another leg of your trip, a practice known as "code sharing." The National Transportation Safety Board is taking a closer look at these airline contracts, in light of six fatal crashes involving regional airlines.
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Questions raised about booking tactics between large and regional airlines

Oct 26, 2010
The National Transportation Safety Board today convened a panel looking at safety implications of code-sharing agreements between big airlines and smaller ones. Six of the last fatal airline crashes in this country involved smaller, regional carriers. And that's raised questions about how airlines book passengers with other carriers.
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Airline profits taking off

Oct 20, 2010
The airline industry looks to be back in the high skies, with Delta, US Airways and American Airlines all reporting profits from the summer season. Everyone's remaining optimistic. Bob Moon reports on how the airlines have fared so well.
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