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  • Southern Co. announced this week the builders of Plant Vogtle expect construction will be delayed 18 months. The firms designing and building the plant, Westinghouse Electric Co. and Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., want Southern Co. and its co-owners to pay roughly $1 billion for previous delays and snags. Regulatory filings show the latest delay could cost...

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $53.37. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 35 or 1.3 percent, to $26.44.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.49 or 3.0 percent, to $48.72. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $17.11. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 87 or 1.9 percent, to $46.12.

  • DALLAS— Pilots at American Airlines and US Airways have approved a single labor contract, a step toward combining workforces at the two carriers, which merged in December 2013. Pilots at American and US Airways will get the retroactive pay raises plus annual raises of 3 percent through 2019. The contract does not include profit-sharing, which pilots get at...

  • Jan 30- American Airlines Group pilots have voted to accept a five-year contract that will raise their wages substantially and cement their relationship with the management, the pilots union said Friday. About 66 percent of the pilots who voted during the two-week election cast their ballots in favor of the contract, which will raise their pay by 23 percent...

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $52.79. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $26.60.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.28 or 2.5 percent, to $48.93. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 12 or. 7 percent, to $17.03. Southwest Airlines Co. fell $1.04 or 2.2 percent, to $45.95.

  • BEIJING— About 100 Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airliner demanded Friday that Malaysian officials retract their statement that all aboard died, saying that without hard evidence they don't want to start compensation claims. Malaysia's government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group worth around 1.15 billion pounds, building closer ties with the owner of its partners British Airways and Iberia in the oneworld alliance. "IAG represents an excellent opportunity to further develop our Westwards strategy," Qatar Airways Chief...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Qatar Airways said Friday it has bought nearly 10 percent of the parent company of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, deepening wealthy Qatar's business ties to Europe and intensifying competition with the airline's fast-growing Gulf rivals. "It makes sense for us to work more closely together in the near term and we look forward...

  • LONDON, Jan 30- Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Airlines Group, worth around 1.15 billion pounds, building closer ties with the owner of its partners British Airways and Spain's Iberia in the oneworld alliance. "IAG represents an excellent opportunity to further develop our Westwards strategy," said Qatar Airways Chief Executive...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 30- Russia's government will employ a company belonging to an ally of President Vladimir Putin to build a bridge connecting mainland Russia to the Crimean peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year. It said SGM, owned by Putin's childhood judo partner Arkady Rotenberg, was "one of Russia's leading holding companies engaged in the...

  • Qatar Airways takes 9.99 pct stake in BA-owner IAG Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 2:15 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 30- Qatar Airways said on Friday it had bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Airlines Group, the owner of its partners British Airways and Iberia in the oneworld alliance. Qatar's national airline said it would look to strengthen commercial ties with the European group, and may consider increasing its stake over time, although it was not...

  • ATLANTA— Southern Co. said the firms building its new nuclear power plant in Georgia estimate the project will be delayed 18 months, potentially costing the power company $720 million in new charges, company officials said Thursday. Westinghouse Electric Co. and Chicago Bridge& Iron Co. expect the first reactor at Plant Vogtle will be complete in mid-2019, and...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Delta Air rose $1.75 or 3.6 percent, to $50.21. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose $1.39 or 8.8 percent, to $17.16. Southwest Airlines Co. rose $1.19 or 2.6 percent, to $46.99.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 83 or 1.6 percent, to $53.04. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 47 or 1.8 percent, to $26.79.

  • DALLAS— Shares of Hawaiian Airlines' parent fell sharply in extended trading Thursday after the company said a key revenue measure would decline in the first quarter. Hawaiian Holdings Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $11 million, or 17 cents per share, down from year-ago earnings of $17 million, or 31 cents per share. Excluding costs of fuel-hedging...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 29- Brazilian miner Vale's mega-ships have been able to dock at five ports in China, the firm's head of investor relations said on Thursday, as a ban that had been in place since 2012 is relaxed. In 2012, China's Ministry of Transport banned the ships from the country's ports, citing safety concerns. A month later, one of the ships docked at a port in...

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $52.31. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $26.39.

  • LONDON, Jan 29- The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, spiralled downwards to its lowest level in nearly three decades as rates for all the four vessel types continued to flounder. "Dry bulk remains under pressure across all segments on the back of very thin spot demand," Omar Nokta of Clarkson...