A bipartisan group of US House of Representatives members who sit on transportation and aviation committees launched a preemptive strike last week, urging the White House not to push forward plans that would allow foreign investors to own majority shares in or control US airlines. A Nov. 28 letter to White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten said, "Making the rule final in the face of bipartisan Congressional opposition would be a very poor start to the 110th Congress in which we hope that ...

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