Car rentals may dip as air travel slumps

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By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) - More travelers are resisting taking to the skies, but that doesn't mean they all plan to hit the road. Business at rental car companies, which mostly serve air travelers who pick up cars at airports, surged in the days and weeks immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks when those stranded by the government shut-down of air traffic snapped up cars to drive to their destinations. Although some travelers worry about the potential for ...

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