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Airline Industry Retrenching

Travelers abhor higher air fares, but experts say they're the only way airlines can stay solvent in this era of expensive oil and steep labor costs. With a possible American Airlines/US Airways merger on the table and Delta Air Lines' decision to buy an oil refinery to combat high fuel costs, Kojo examines changes in the the airline industry and asks what they'll mean for the summer travel season.

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