How Are the Airlines Faring and What Does it Mean for Passengers

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There’s been a lot of news about the airline industry lately: the announcement of the United-Continental merger; the new tarmac rules that went into effect, the release of a new airline quality report; the calls for tightening the no-fly list, and the continued flight disruptions from Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud. This hour, we’ll get an update on the airlines and what it all means for passengers from our guests Scott McCartney, travel editor for the Wall Street Journal, and Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating.

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