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Airlines Brace for Losses Tied to Iraq Conflict

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Airlines Brace for Losses Tied to Iraq Conflict

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Airlines Brace for Losses Tied to Iraq Conflict

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Many U.S. travelers cancel trips abroad, fearing that war could leave them stranded or subject to anti-American sentiment. The Air Transport Association estimates that a war with Iraq could cause passenger traffic for already suffering airlines to fall 15 percent. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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