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Dollar Rent A Car has launched operations at Richmond International Airport. The new opening is part of the company's growth plan, which has added 48 locations to date for 2003 including markets such as Milwaukee, Wis.; Houston, Tex.; Tallahassee, Fla.; and Arlington, Va., as well as Canadian locations in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

United Airlines has joined the Operation Hero Miles initiative to support domestic travel for US soldiers on leave under the Operation Iraqi Freedom Rest and Relaxation (R&R) programme. The initiative was launched by Congressman C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger to allow members of different airline mileage programmes to donate miles for use by soldiers on R&R leave from Iraq. United Airlines will donate 10m Mileage Plus miles to the programme and will match member donations mile-for-mile up to an additional 5m miles.

Paris auction house Christie's is to auction off over 200 souvenirs of the Concorde aircraft. The auction on 15 November will include items such as the aircraft's instruction manual, an engine, wheels and doors, and china place settings. The proceeds of the sale will go to the charitable Air France foundation. British Airways' Concorde souvenirs will be auctioned on 1 December in the UK.

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