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Flying close to the margins

Feb 20, 2007
JetBlue is trying to bounce back from what its CEO David Neeleman called a mortifying series of events over the past week. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney tells Kai Ryssdal that other airlines risk a similar fate.
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Putting a little green into those JetBlues

Feb 20, 2007
Following the past week's service meltdown, JetBlue this morning unveiled a passenger bill of rights that details how much it will compensate customers when flights are canceled or delayed.
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More turbulence for Airbus

Feb 19, 2007
The big European planemaker has postponed a major cost-cutting announcement because France, Germany, Britain and Spain can't agree on where the ax should fall. Stephen Beard reports.
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American travelers, the U.K. wants you!

Feb 19, 2007
Bored with Britain? Travel from the U.S. to the U.K. is slumping, so tourism officials there are launching a new marketing campaign to point out some of its finer — and more unusual — points.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Bad weather, bad business

Feb 15, 2007
A series of powerful winter storms has shut down some of America's busiest airports recently. But commentator Christopher Elliott thinks airlines are being a little too quick to take a snow day.
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Two checked bags? That'll be $500

Feb 13, 2007
British Airways is coming under fire for a new policy which requires travelers to pay as much as $500 for a second piece of checked luggage. But there are many exceptions to the new rule.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Could friendly skies become a tollway?

Feb 5, 2007
CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Delta fends off US Air

Feb 1, 2007
US Airways withdrew its $10 billion hostile takeover bid after Delta's creditors agreed to see the company through its bankruptcy. Steve Tripoli looks at what may have been behind that calculation.
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British Airways strike is off

Jan 29, 2007
BA has struck a deal with flight attendants to prevent a two-day strike scheduled to start at midnight tonight. But it won't prevent headaches for many travelers, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

British Airways cancels flights due to strike threat

Jan 25, 2007
In response to a threatened strike by its cabin crews, British Airways cancelled all of its flights for next Tuesday and Wednesday. Our London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with host Tess Vigeland about the stand-off.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

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