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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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Boeing posts big loss on plane charges

Oct 21, 2009
Jessup & Lamont Airline industry analyst Alex Hamilton talks with Stacey Vanek-Smith about why Boeing has reported a loss of more than $1.5 billion, and whether the Dreamliner will ever get off the ground.
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India's domestic carriers face losses

Oct 15, 2009
India has been one of the fastest-growing markets for plane travel, but the airline industry there is now hurting. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
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European pilots protest increased hours

Oct 5, 2009
Hundreds of European airline pilots are protesting proposed EU rules that may increase working hours. Stephen Beard reports.
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