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Boeing, Airbus Battleground Shifts To Asia-Pacific

As the deepening sovereign debt crisis in Europe dampens air travel demands in the region, the world's two largest airplane makers, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus S.A.S. (EPA: EAD), are now bringing their fierce competition to the Asia-Pacific skies.
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EU Airline Carbon Tax: Foes Agree on Tactics

Countries opposed to an EU law forcing the world's airlines to pay for greenhouse gas emissions agreed on a basket of retaliatory measures, adding to a series of threats that have raised the prospect of the globe's first carbon trade war.
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Airlines Call for U.N. Deal to Avert Carbon Trade War

Global airlines on Sunday called for a deal brokered by a United Nations agency to avoid an impasse between China and the European Union over jet pollution spilling into a trade war. Airlines are being squeezed between conflicting laws, the head of the International Air Transport Association said.
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China Bars its Airlines from EU Emissions Scheme

China on Monday barred its airlines from a European scheme to reduce carbon emissions, hardening its stance a week before a summit at which the European Union will seek Chinese help to ease its debt crisis.
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Global Airlines May be Wary of Investing in India's Carriers

New Delhi's expected move to allow global airlines to own as much as 49 percent in Indian carriers has been welcomed by investors as a potential lifeline for an industry mired in $20 billion of debt and on course to rack up $3 billion in annual losses. But aviation-industry experts say any celebration is premature.
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Airlines Brace for Heavy Impact of Europe Crisis

The airline industry's leading trade group warned on Wednesday that airlines worldwide face over $8 billion in losses next year if Europe's politicians fail to get to grips with the region's debt crisis.
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Southwest Airlines: Can it Overcome Higher Fuel Costs?

Airlines are expected to see a drop in profit for the first time since 2009, according to the International Air Transport Association, which serves as an intriguing lead-in into Southwest Airline's earnings report on Thursday.


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