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Delta Air rose$. 65 or 1.9 percent, to $35.37. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 24 or 2.7 percent, to $9.00. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $23.12.
Fluor rose $1.98 or 2.5 percent, to $80.12. Foster Wheeler rose$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $32.42. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 63 or 1.8 percent, to $36.43.
March 6- An American Eagle Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Greenville, Texas, on Wednesday night after the pilot of the Embraer 145 plane reported smoke in the cockpit, an American Eagle spokeswoman said.
EWING, N.J.-- The contractor working for New Jersey's largest utility at the site of a town house explosion that killed one resident recently had been fined more than $100,000 by safety regulators for problems at two other sites, but the utility said Wednesday it never had any problems with the construction firm.
BEIJING, March 6- China's Juneyao Group, which operates an airline based in the eastern city of Shanghai, is in talks with planemakers Boeing and Airbus to order more than 20 planes, its chairman said on Thursday. The chairman, Wang Junjin, said the planes would be used for a budget carrier Juneyao plans to set up in the near future.
Delta Air rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $34.72. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.6 percent, to $8.76. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 20 or. 9 percent, to $23.03.
Fluor fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $78.14. Foster Wheeler fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $32.25. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $35.80.
*Qatar Airways defends traditional seatback movie systems. The scheme would be available on routes such as Europe to Russia, Middle East or North Africa, starting with 20 Airbus A321 aircraft, which carry about 220 people, the airline said. It competes with streaming systems developed by France's Thales and Japan's Panasonic Avionics.
Delta Air rose$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $34.68. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.6 percent, to $8.76. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 15 or. 7 percent, to $22.98.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $32.18. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $35.71.
Delta Air rose$. 47 or 1.4 percent, to $34.92. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or 1.3 percent, to $8.73. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 29 or 1.2 percent, to $23.12.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.29. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $35.68.
BERLIN, March 5- Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, unveiled its new premium economy class on Wednesday, part of a 3 billion euro investment in seats to catch up with fast-growing rivals from the Middle East.
March 5- Honeywell International Inc on Wednesday set a target of increasing overall company sales to more than $50 billion by 2018 as it spends $10 billion on acquisitions and continues to expand profit margins. Honeywell, which reported $39.1 billion in sales in 2013, unveiled the new five-year targets ahead of its investor conference in New York.
*Justice Department says practice of closing deals is legal. WASHINGTON, March 5- Sometime soon, maybe in the next month or so, a federal judge is expected to decide whether the creation of the world's biggest passenger airline, as envisioned by two companies and the U.S. Justice Department, was really a good idea.
WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Air Force decided on Tuesday to start work on a new rescue helicopter by United Technologies Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft in fiscal 2015, a surprising turnaround hours after the Pentagon told Congress the program had been postponed.
Delta Air rose $1.86 or 5.7 percent, to $34.45. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 57 or 2.6 percent, to $22.83. United Continental Holdings Inc. rose $1.23 or 2.8 percent, to $45.24.
Fluor rose $1.48 or 1.9 percent, to $78.40. Foster Wheeler rose$. 42 or 1.3 percent, to $32.33. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 49 or 1.4 percent, to $35.86.
*Environmentalists urge parliament to reject the deal. BRUSSELS, March 4- The European Union on Tuesday reached a preliminary deal on a law that will exempt long-haul flights from paying for carbon emissions until 2016, EU sources said. A spokesman for the European Commission had no immediate comment.
Delta Air rose $1.85 or 5.7 percent, to $34.44. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or 1.3 percent, to $8.73. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 65 or 2.9 percent, to $22.91.