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New Club Podcast Focuses on Airline Industry News

July 23, 2014 | By Mike Hempen |

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From the development of new aircraft to the recent tragedies of Malaysian Airlines flights MH370 and MH17, commercial air travel continues be prominent in today’s news.

In the latest edition of the National Press Club's podcast series, Update-1, broadcast committee member Adam Konowe interviews Edward Russell, an air transport reporter for Flightglobal, which provides news and statistics to the aviation industry. Topics include the financial health of the airline industry, ticket and fee pricing, news from the recent biennial Farnborough International Air Show, as well as MH370 and MH17.

Update-1 is produced by the Club's Broadcast Committee. It provides a forum for listeners to learn about newsworthy stories, many originating from the Press Club or involving Press Club members. The show can be heard by clicking here.

All Club podcasts can be found on the Press Club website, either on the home page or by clicking on Multimedia and then Podcast. The podcasts also are posted on iTunes.

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