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Washington Notebook (Airlines) #334386

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Effort to keep airlines from becoming the victims of the crisis in the Persian Gulf featured; details given of establishment by Transportation Department of task force to explore ways to save fuels. [Salomon Brothers airline analyst Julius MALDUTIS, Airline Economics, Incorporated, George JAMES - say airlines are tied to fuel costs.] [Transportation Secretary Samuel SKINNER - talks about airlines.] [PASSENGER - says airlines are taking advantage of this oil crisis.] Current ticket price war amongst airlines noted. [JAMES, MALDUTIS, SKINNER - comment further.] USAir reported announcing layoffs.

Schieffer, Bob

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