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Small airlines fly under the merger radar

Dec 19, 2006
There's been plenty of talk about big airline mergers and takeovers lately — so why aren't legacy carriers going after the smaller, money-making airlines? Jason Paur reports.
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U.S. airlines exempt from carbon trading

Dec 19, 2006
The EU has altered its new carbon emission restrictions to affect only flights within Europe — at least initially. But as U.S. airlines could be missing out. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Trams come back to France

Dec 18, 2006
Trams are making a comeback in a dozen towns across France. The first new line opened in Paris over the weekend.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Qantas turns on a dime

Dec 14, 2006
An extra 10 Australian cents per share — and a couple key conditions — finally won over the folks at Qantas. The Australian airline accepted an $8.6 billion takeover bid from a private equity group today.
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More merger talk in the air

Dec 13, 2006
Ever since US Air made a bid for Delta last month, merger mania has hit the airline industry. Just this morning, word of two possible deals. Dan Grech reports.
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Seminoles buy Hard Rock

Dec 7, 2006
Florida's Seminole tribe is buying the Hard Rock brand — the famed rock-n-roll-themed cafes, a collection of memorabilia and two casino hotels — in a deal worth close to $1 billion. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Hard Rock sold!

Dec 7, 2006
Florida's Seminole tribe has snapped up the famed Hard Rock chain of cafes, casinos, concert and hotel venues. And it may have been a steal, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Open Skies outlook grows cloudy

Dec 6, 2006
The transportation department has nixed a plan to give foreign investors more influence over domestic airlines — a move that could wipe out EU interest in the so-called Open Skies treaty. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Airports want to raise fees

Nov 28, 2006
Many of the agencies that run America's airports are pressing to charge airlines higher landing and terminal fees — but passengers may be the ones footing the bill. Steve Tripoli reports.
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Investors banking on friendlier economic skies

Nov 22, 2006
A private investment firm has offered to buy Qantas Airways for close to $10 billion. John Dimsdale looks at why they're keen to invest in the airline, given the industry's reputation as a money drain.
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