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British Airways flight attendants strike against cut travel perks

May 24, 2010
British Airways cabin crews have begun a work strike in response to BA's threats to cut their travel perks. The carrier is attempting to make up for a $1.5 billion loss. Stephen Beard follows the story.
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A history of in-flight food

May 19, 2010
Rico Gagliano gives a brief history of the rise -- and fall -- of in-flight food, given Continental's recent announcement that it, too, will join the no-food-for-you club.
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BA tries to stop latest cabin crew strike

May 17, 2010
Travelers using some of Europe's busiest airports face major disruption today. A cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland is back in the air. And British Airways passengers face trouble too. The latest phase of a strike is due to begin tomorrow. Stephen Beard reports.
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What are checked baggage fees for?

May 14, 2010
Charles Wheelan, a disgruntled airline passenger, talks to Tess Vigeland about his lawsuit over a $25 checked baggage fee, after United Airlines lost his bag.
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JFK to build new cargo warehouse

May 6, 2010
Plans are underway to build a cargo warehouse at New York's JFK airport, the first in nearly a decade. This bodes well for the health of global trade, as JFK handles more cargo than most airports in the world. Jill Barshay reports.
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Ash cloud not delaying as many flights

May 4, 2010
Air ravel delays are still occurring in Europe due to ash from Iceland's recent volcanic eruption. But the delays are much less massive and the problem is much less considerable than it was a few weeks ago. Stephen Beard reports.
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Will United-Continental impact prices?

May 3, 2010
United and Continental have agreed to merge, a move that would overtake Delta's status as the world's largest airline. The airlines estimate it'll save them $300 million a year. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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United, Continental officially merging

May 3, 2010
The merger of the two carriers will create the world's largest airline in a deal worth over $3 billion. Brett Neely reports.
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United by name, Continental by logo

May 3, 2010
To demonstrate the union of airlines United and Continental as a "merger of equals," the company planes will represent both carriers in a special...
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United, Continental Airlines to merge

Apr 30, 2010
United and Continental Airlines have been talking about a merger for years, and now they could officially join forces as soon as Monday. The deal would create the world's biggest carrier. Jennifer Collins reports.
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