US FAA moved yesterday to dispel reports that a shortage of fuel owing to damage to refineries and pipelines from Hurricane Katrina could lead shortly to flight cancellations at a number of US airports. In a strongly worded statement, the agency said: "Notwithstanding inaccurate speculation by some individuals quoted in media reports, current information received by FAA indicates airports and airlines have enough jet fuel to support continued full commercial operations. Given that a number ...

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