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Points of Interest: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Still Missing, Holy Grail Possibly Found

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 2nd 2014 08:51 AM
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Associated PressA shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3 Orion aircraft is seen on low cloud cover while it searches for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is still missing, the Holy Grail may have been found and rumors about a Four Seasons and Fairmont hotel merger are among today's points of interest.
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Flying High with Used Cooking Oil, Canola Oil -- or Pot?

by Harriet Baskas. Posted Apr 22nd 2013 11:15 AM
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We know pot can get you high, but can it also help airplanes fly? A biofuel company in Washington thinks so.
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Japan Crisis Expected to Hurt International Airlines

by David Jones. Posted Mar 18th 2011 05:00 PM

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The global airline industry will have to suffer through another financial setback because of the earthquake and subsequent nuclear crisis in Japan, according to the International Air Transport Association.
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Global Airlines Cut Profits Forecast

by David Jones. Posted Mar 2nd 2011 03:00 PM
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) slashed its 2011 profit forecast to $8.6 billion, saying political unrest in the Middle East and the resulting spike in oil prices, will reduce net income of commercial airlines to nearly half of the $16 billion they now say carriers earned in 2010.
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Airfares Rise With Oil Prices

by David Jones. Posted Feb 28th 2011 04:45 PM
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Airfares are going up both domestically and overseas as unrest in the Middle East continues to boost oil prices, forcing airlines to absorb what could be billions in jet fuel costs.
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