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Boeing Dreamliner ready for flight test

Dec 14, 2009
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is finally set to fly after a series of problems and delays that has put the aircraft two years behind schedule. But some analysts think it may be too soon to celebrate. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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Copenhagen tackles airline emissions

Dec 8, 2009
The aviation industry is facing pressure in Copenhagen over its carbon emissions. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard, who explains why it's a sensitive issue and what's concerning developing countries.
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U.S., Russia vie to produce India's jets

Nov 24, 2009
India plans to spend $10 billion on new fighter jets for its military, and Boeing and Lockheed Martin are both vying for the contract. Meanwhile, Russia is trying to maintain its footing as India's primary combat jet provider. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Issues persist in FAA's flight system

Nov 19, 2009
A Federal Aviation Administration computer glitch caused flight delays and cancellations. Hans Weber, owner of an aviation consulting firm, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on with plans to update the system.
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Flight delays, cancellations from glitch

Nov 19, 2009
A glitch in the Federal Aviation Administration computer program that tracks flight plans has caused widespread flight delays and cancellations. Steve Chiotakis talks to airline analyst David Field about the impact this is having.
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What AA, Delta gain from a JAL alliance

Nov 19, 2009
Japan Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, and U.S. carriers American Airlines and Delta are each vying to save it. Jeremy Hobson explores the global benefits of partnering with an international carrier.
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British Airways, Iberia agree to merge

Nov 13, 2009
British Airways and Spain's Iberia are merging to create the world's third-largest airline. Stephen Beard reports there are a few things to work out first.
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Ryanair issues ultimatum to Boeing

Nov 2, 2009
Ryanair says it will drop ticket prices this winter, and cut ties with Boeing, unless the carrier gets a better deal on new planes. Stephen Beard reports.
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Continental moves closer to United

Oct 27, 2009
Continental is leaving the SkyTeam partnership and joining Star Alliance, which is headed by United Airlines. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on what that means for the airlines.
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How to find lower holiday airfares

Oct 23, 2009
George Hobica of Airfarewatchdog.com discusses what to expect in airline fares for the upcoming holiday season.
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