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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.
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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.
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British Airways will ground all planes

Jan 25, 2007
The U.K. carrier has warned that it will cancel all its flights for two days next week if cabin crews carry out their threat to go on strike. Stephen Beard reports.
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Controlling Europe's airport fees

Jan 25, 2007
The E.U. has drawn up plans to curb fees at European airports. If passed, the new law would prevent "excessive increases" in the charges that airlines have to pay. Stephen Beard reports.
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Paying for better eyes in the skies

Jan 23, 2007
The number of flights in the United States is expected to triple in the next 20 years. That's lit a fire under a long-planned, multibillion-dollar overhaul of the air-traffic-control system. Kim Green reports.
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New passport rules take effect tomorrow

Jan 22, 2007
Beginning tomorrow, anyone flying anywhere outside the U.S. will need a valid passport. That's worrisome for businesses in Mexico and Canada that count on American tourists. Hillary Wicai reports.
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And the worst drivers are . . .

Jan 22, 2007
Researchers have come up with a new traffic database that reveals some statistics which fly in the face of certain driver stereotypes — and auto insurance rates. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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Delta discusses US Air bid

Jan 22, 2007
US Airways put forth a sweetened hostile bid last month, and now Delta will discuss it with its directors — but only because it has to. Alisa Roth looks at whether the move would make strategic sense.
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Puttin' Taj on the Ritz

Jan 11, 2007
The original Ritz-Carlton in Boston gets a new owner today and, yes, Mumbai-based Taj Hotels will change the iconic hotel's name. Curt Nickisch reports.
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Aviation dispute with Europe escalates

Jan 10, 2007
The U.S. is taking a hardline stance with Europe on questions of open skies and carbon reduction agreements, and comments today by a U.S. transportation official added fuel to the fight.
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