Airlines Say War Increasing Industry Losses The Air Transport Association says air traffic has fallen between 20 and 40 percent since the start of the war in Iraq. Airlines have cut more than 10,000 jobs, prompting the industry to lobby Congress to pick up more costs for heightened security and grant tax and insurance breaks. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.
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Airlines Say War Increasing Industry Losses

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Airlines Say War Increasing Industry Losses

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Airlines Say War Increasing Industry Losses

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The Air Transport Association says air traffic has fallen between 20 and 40 percent since the start of the war in Iraq. Airlines have cut more than 10,000 jobs, prompting the industry to lobby Congress to pick up more costs for heightened security and grant tax and insurance breaks. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.