Trade groups wants lax plane CO2 rules

Sep 14, 2010
At a United Nations conference on aviation later this month, U.S. trade groups will propose a global standard for airline carbon emissions. They hope that helps sidestep tougher standards from European Union. Eve Troeh reports.
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British Airways eyes more mergers

Sep 6, 2010
British Airways says it plans to go on a merger binge. London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with Jeremy Hobson about what carriers BA has its eye on and whether the airliner can afford to do this right now.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Stop reading your Facebook at work

Aug 26, 2010
California has passed legislation to set up a new market exchange for health insurance. It could be a model for other states to follow. The boa...
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Would you want a "families-only" section on airplanes?

Aug 26, 2010
Ever been on a plane and had to sit near a screaming baby or rambunctious kids? Yeah, not fun. But have you ever wished families would just have...
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American Airlines hit with huge fine

Aug 20, 2010
Federal regulators plan to slap a $25 million penalty against American Airlines for canceled flights and maintenance problems from 2008. Reporter Gregory Warner talks the details with Bill Radke.
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Do more 747s signal airline recovery?

Aug 12, 2010
Airlines trimmed their fleets as the recession hit and stored their planes in the desert. But cargo and passenger volume are up, so a few major airlines are pulling mothballed 747s out of storage and back into service. Janet Babin reports on what that means for the industry.
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The role of flight attendants

Aug 10, 2010
Darryl Jenkins, founder of, talks with Bob Moon about how the job of the flight attendant has changed over the years -- in light of the strange case of the JetBlue flight attendant who stormed off the job through his plane's emergency slide at JFK airport in New York.
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The DC-3 is still in demand

Aug 5, 2010
The DC-3 is still around and kicking, even though the last one was made in the 1940's. The plane is credited with shaping today's commercial airline industry.
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New security rules will apply to cargo flying with passengers

Jul 30, 2010
Beginning next week, all shipments that fly along with passengers on commercial planes must be screened for security. The shipping industry has had a few years to work up to the new rules, but there have been some setbacks.
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Plane makers vie for Boeing, Airbus market share

Jul 28, 2010
While orders for new planes have been brisk for Boeing and rival Airbus, many believe the days of the two companies dominating the aerospace market could be numbered.
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