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Big planes, big show, big deal

Nov 9, 2007
Airbus and Boeing are both attending one of the world's biggest air shows in Dubai, where Emirates will pick a winner for a 100-plane deal worth $20 billion. Stephen Beard reports who might take the lead.
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Looking forward to a rainy vacation

Nov 8, 2007
It rains a lot in Kerala. But that's good for tourism, thanks to the way the Indian state is marketing its monsoons. Mary-Rose Abraham explores the therapeutic power of a downpour.
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What the gas pump's not telling you

Nov 2, 2007
Oil is almost at $100 barrel, but gas prices have yet to rise as substantially. Dan Grech looks into why the cost of unleaded hasn't reflected the price of crude and when that might change.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

Airline safety study to be made public

Oct 31, 2007
NASA chief Michael Griffin has promised Congress he will release results of a six-year-long study of airline safety that reportedly finds there have been many more near-collisions between aircraft than previously revealed. John Dimsdale reports.
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BA's transatlantic flights grounded

Oct 31, 2007
Under the "Open Skies" agreement, British Airways was set to establish a direct line from New York's JFK airport to Europe. But the FAA might veto that plan. Stephen Beard reports.
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Another cabbies' strike in Rome?

Oct 29, 2007
Cab drivers in Rome are facing off against city hall in a push for a 25 percent price hike. Megan Williams reports how the city's response could threaten another cabbies' strike.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Morning Commute: Shortest one ever

Oct 25, 2007
Right after Lisa Napoli was hired as a reporter for Marketplace, she went searching for apartments close by. The first one she saw -- and ended up keeping -- was across the street.
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FAA gets JFK talks off the ground

Oct 23, 2007
Airline passengers at JFK airport are used to waiting an hour for take-off -- while boarded on the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping in to try to fix the problem. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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British Airways spreads its wings

Oct 18, 2007
There's competition in the air at London's Heathrow airport, and British Airways is responding to new international partnerships with merger ideas of its own. Scott Jagow talks to David Robertson of the Times of London.
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Unions unmoved by Sarkozy's reforms

Oct 18, 2007
Only a small fraction of trains in France are running as workers strike against President Sarkozy's reforms. Eleanor Beardsley looks into whether Sarkozy will win his first battle with the unions.
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