Financial news on March 18th, 2007

Business and Financial news
Airlines Learn to Fly on a Wing and an Apology

Rather than rely entirely on weary front-line workers, many airlines are institutionalizing the apology. Read more..

By JEFF BAILEY - The New York Times

China’s Central Bank Raises Rate

The People’s Bank of China hopes the increase will control a surge in bank lending and investment and prevent consumer prices from rising. Read more..

By KEITH BRADSHER - The New York Times

With 3,200 Flights a Day, a Few Problems

Even when skies are clear and the nation’s air traffic control system is running perfectly, airlines have to contend with problems that cause delays. The 482 Boeing 737s that Southwest Airlines operates make about 3,200 flights a day. As at other ... Read more..

By JEFF BAILEY - The New York Times

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