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.
Posted In: Airlines

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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Three-hour tarmac rule makes more delays

Jul 20, 2010
The Department of Transportation levied heavy fines against airlines that leave passengers waiting on the tarmac for more than three hours, which led to a decrease in long tarmac delays -- but increased flight cancellations.
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Passenger plane sales could fly higher this year

Jul 19, 2010
At this year's Farnborough Air Show, the aircraft industry is showing a little more confidence.
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E.U. backs AMR, BA merger

Jul 14, 2010
An E.U. decision means British Airways and American Airlines will function as one on their trans-Atlantic routes.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

American Airlines deal would up its trans-Atlantic ante

Jul 13, 2010
American Airlines is awaiting word from European regulators on whether it can coordinate its trans-Atlantic flights directly with British Airways and Iberia.
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EADS bids on building Air Force crafts

Jul 9, 2010
Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about EADS' proposal to build expensive aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, the latest move in a bitter dispute over a $35 billion military contract.
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Vengeance for airline passenger

Jul 5, 2010
Charles Wheelan decided to sue United Airlines after the carrier lost his bag and still charged him a $25 fee. He talks with Bill Radke about where his lawsuit stands now.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Google to buy travel tech company ITA for $700M

Jul 2, 2010
Google has made a $700 million deal to buy travel technology company ITA, a move that will help the search engine stay ahead of Bing.
Posted In: Airlines, Internet