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A Closer Look (Airlines Fares) #186616

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 01, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by six major airlines of air fare hikes reported.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The reasons why the airlines are raising prices as the travel season starts examined. [Bestfares.com publisher Tom PARSONS, Merrill Lynch airline analyst Candace BROWNING, Consumer Federation of America Mark COOPER - comment on the rates.] The growing complaints about airline services noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Des Moines: Bob Jamieson) Ways to cut business fares examined; example cited of the competition for Northwest Airlines from Pro Air in Detroit and of the development of the new Access Air. [DaimlerChrysler Charles BRASWELL, Access Air chairman Roger FERGUSON, Principal Financial Group Rick SCHNOES - talk about the air travel market.]

Reporter(s):
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy
Duration:
00:04:30

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