Update On the Airline Industry


Jackie Northam
*NPR Reporter in Chicago, Ill.

Darryl Jenkins
*Director of the Aviation Institute, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Tom Buffenbarger
*President, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

David Swierenga
*Chief Economist, Air Transport Association (ATA)

Rudy Maxa
*Host, "The Savvy Traveler" on Marketplace

It's a turbulent time for America's airline industry. Major layoffs, failing stocks and one bankruptcy ... so far. So, where's the aviation industry headed and why is it having so much trouble? Join Neal Conan on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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