NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 25, 2001
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Jim Avila) The declining business for the airlines with fewer business passengers resulting in flight cutbacks featured; statistics cited. [Business traveler Rick MEYERS - says he is traveling far less this year than the year before.] [ABN AMRO airline analyst Raymond NEIDL - says business travelers must return before fares can go back up.] [Zebra Technologies Monique SHOWALTER - says saving money on flights is a business necessity.] [Traveler Robert DANEHEY - complains about indirect flights.] [Business traveler Sammy MALETTA - says some amenities are gone.] [Department of Transportation Inspector General Kenneth MEAD - says Amtrak will not meet financial requirements.] [Amtrak President and CEO George WARRINGTON - says the company cannot meet the mandate and turn a profit.]