Industries keep eye on financial reform

May 28, 2010
It's just not Wall Steeters who are keeping a close eye on the financial reform bills Congress is reconciling, but car dealers, farmers and airlines. Steve Chiotakis speaks to Marketplace's Washington correspondent, Nancy Marshall-Genzer.
Posted In: Agriculture, Airlines, Auto

United, Continental testify in Senate on merger

May 27, 2010
Continental and United CEOs are testifying before the Senate committee on the merger between Continental and United.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Iraqi Airways closing over Kuwait dispute

May 26, 2010
The Iraqi government has said it will close the state-owned Iraqi Airways after declaring it bankrupt. Iraq's transportation ministry said the airline would be closed following a damaging dispute with Kuwait over war reparations.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines, Jobs

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.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines

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.
Posted In: Airlines