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United Airlines Struggles to Emerge from Bankruptcy

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United Airlines closes its aircraft maintenance facility at Indianapolis International Airport. Four months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the airline continues to lose money. But United says it is optimistic it will emerge from bankruptcy, blaming SARS, a weak economy and the war in Iraq for an especially negative first quarter. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley.

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