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Should airport workers go through the screener?

Jun 5, 2007
Congress is looking at ways to improve the screening of the 1 million people who work at the nation's airports — which isn't done already. And airlines and airports don't like the idea. John Dimsdale reports.
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Virgin to offer business-only service

Jun 4, 2007
Imagine: overseas flights where 48 passengers can spread out in a plane designed to carry 220, kicking back in near-flat beds. Will Virgin Atlantic squash the small startup airlines that have been offering such service? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Northwest emerges from cloud of bankruptcy

May 31, 2007
Northwest Airlines is taking off with a lighter load today as it exits Chapter 11 protection. It shed $2.4 billion in annual costs during bankruptcy, but there could still be turbulent skies ahead. Annie Baxter explains.
Posted In: Travel, Wall Street

Airbus gets a little amour

May 31, 2007
Struggling plane maker Airbus got a boost of reassurance today as new French President Nicolas Sarkozy indicated that he will continue to support the state-sponsored company. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Fees on traffic congestion spread in England

May 28, 2007
Manchester is considering taking a cue from London by charging drivers in traffic-heavy areas. Bob Moon weighs the pros and cons of the potential move with Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Waiting. . . and waiting. . . for takeoff

May 23, 2007
Summer travelers, be prepared for more airport delays than ever. The FAA has a plan to help reduce delays, but analysts say the root of the problem will remain: There's only so much pavement. Janet Babin explains.
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Skybus ready to roll, er, fly

May 21, 2007
A new ultra-lowcost air carrier takes off today. Skybus is modeling its service after Europe's Ryanair: Fares as low as $10, but everything else'll cost you. And we do mean everything. Janet Babin has details.
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Cloudy skies for British Airways

May 18, 2007
British Airways has admitted to breaches of competition laws and set aside $700 million to pay for that mistake. And that's not the only trouble creating turbulence for the airline, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Price of a state fit for the Queen

May 4, 2007
Virginia is racking up a king-sized bill to welcome Queen Elizabeth, but tourism experts say it's buying priceless exposure that'll make it all worthwhile in the long run. Jeremy Hobson takes a look at the balance sheet.
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Divvying up Delta shares

May 2, 2007
Having just emerged from bankruptcy, the new Delta Airlines begins life as a publicly traded company tomorrow. Our business correspondent Bob Moon sorts through the mechanics of a company getting out from under Chapter 11.
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