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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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