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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 15, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Reagan National Airport: Tom Costello) President Bush’s plan to relieve air traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday reviewed; details given about his order to open military air space for commercial use and his other proposals; map shown. [PASSENGER – describes being stuck inside a delayed plane.] [BUSH – comments on the failures of the aviation system.] [Travelocity editor at large Amy ZIFF†- says we have to address this antiquated air traffic system.] [In Denver, 2 PASSENGERS – comment.] [Representative Leonard BOSWELL†- admonishes airline and airport executives.] The JetBlue meltdown earlier this year recalled. [JetBlue CEO David BARGER†- says this will not happen again.] The impact of the weather on flight times discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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