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.

US Air sweetens bid for Delta

Jan 10, 2007
So far Delta has fended off hostile takeover attempts by US Airways, but this morning the offer went up 20 percent. Is that enough to sway Delta bondholders? Dan Grech reports.

Airlines vie for profitable China route

Jan 5, 2007
The Chinese government has approved one additional air route between the U.S. and Beijing or Shanghai. And the Department of Transportation is about to give it to one lucky airline. Ramy Inocencio reports.

Foreign firm buys chunk of American

Dec 27, 2006
There must be profits in those planes. An investment fund from Iceland has bought a 6 percent stake in American Airlines. Stephen Beard reports.

Turmoil after the storm

Dec 25, 2006
After the tsunami, residents Khao Lak, Thailand began to rethink whether the benefits of the tourism industry are worth the traffic, pollution and sex trade that come with it. Suzanne Nam reports.

Mesa, Shenzhen make a deal for the short haul

Dec 22, 2006
U.S. hub-and-spoke specialist Mesa Airlines is cashing in on the business world's Holy Grail — China — in a deal with Shenzhen Airlines. Steve Tripoli explains why both sides want this to work.

Banda Aceh still trying to turn the tide

Dec 22, 2006
One of the regions hit hardest by the 2004 tsunami was the Sumatran territory of Aceh. The economy now depends on reconstruction. But people are starting to think about what to do as that effort ends. Jocelyn Ford reports.

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Mesa Air teams with Chinese carrier

Dec 22, 2006
The Phoenix-based regional carrier Mesa airlines is going into business with the China's Shenzhen Airlines in a deal that should benefit both sides. And just in time for the Beijing Olympics in '08.

Airlines fly into holiday season in the black

Dec 21, 2006
For the first time in five years, the U.S. airline industry expects to be profitable. This week's holiday travel is just icing on the cake, Dan Grech reports.

Where the 'jet-set gypsies' sleep

Dec 20, 2006
Rico Gagliano spent the night with travelers for whom rock-bottom cheap is the bottom line.