The backups are so bad that fights keep breaking out between fliers and airline staffers.
The company is winding down production of its massive military cargo plane, further reducing aerospace jobs in Southern California.
The producer of the Tomahawk cruise missile is expected to benefit from any US conflict against Damascus.
Even in a very limited scenario, any US attack entails a tab of hundreds of millions of dollars -- and that's just the financial tally.
Congress' mandatory budget cuts are grounding elite military flying teams, creating an economic ripple effect in many communities.
The deadly chaos calls into question the aid dollars Congress keeps sending to Cairo, and it raises huge issues for global trade and oil prices.
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