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Airlines Want To Cancel Rule Requiring Them To Refund Fares For Canceled Flights

An industry group says airlines around the world are burning through cash and can't afford to pay refunds to customers for canceled flights, despite regulations requiring it.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.