Airline Problems

Jason DeRose of Chicago Public Radio reports on the outlook for airline travel during the holiday season. Bargain tickets are expected to be scarce and flights full. Labor problems loom at several major airlines: pilots are dissatisfied at Delta, US Air, and Continental; mechanics are unhappy at Northwest and United; and flight attendants are grumbling at American and United.



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