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Airlines pressuring Congress on oil-price speculation

The airlines and their Washington lobbying allies, including numerous labor groups and other organizations, have joined forces, asking their customers to help pressure Congress to deal with oil-price speculation. Part of the effort is

Airlines pressuring Congress on oil-price speculation

The airlines and their Washington lobbying allies, including numerous labor and groups and organizations, have joined forces, asking their customers to help pressure Congress to deal with oil-price speculation. Part of the effort is described in an AP story at this link:

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/24306224.html

Monday update: A longer news story appeared in the onliner version of a trade pub, Air Transport World: http://atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=13332

 Here's some thoughts on the effort from PlaneBuzz, a respected (at least by me and many others) blog run by Holly Hegeman that's widely read in the airline business.

http://www.planebuzz.com/2008/07/what_a_waste_of_resources_ata.html

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