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  • TORONTO, March 26- Air Canada said on Thursday it is changing its policies to ensure that all flights have two people in the cockpit at all times after initial reports on the Germanwings flight that crashed on Tuesday. He said Air Canada was monitoring the investigation into the crash closely, noting that "at this point the cause is unknown." Fitzpatrick declined to...

  • HELSINKI— Europe's third largest budget airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle, says it plans to adopt new rules requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit of a flying aircraft. Norwegian spokeswoman Charlotte Holmbergh-Jacobsson says the new rules will be adopted "as soon as possible" on all commercial flights globally. She said the decision was...

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 95 or 2.1 percent, to $43.58. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 26 or 1.4 percent, to $18.52. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 53 or 1.2 percent, to $43.19.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $57.68. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 31 or 1.1 percent, to $28.16.

  • Glance at plane crashes blamed on deliberate pilot action Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:18 AM ET

    —Nov. 29, 2013: A Mozambique Airlines plane crashes in northern Namibia, killing all 27 passengers and six crew. —Oct. 31, 1999: EgyptAir Flight 990 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean after taking off from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. —Dec. 19, 1997: SilkAir Flight 185 plunges into a river in Indonesia, killing all 104 aboard.

  • Maersk Line in major container order with China's COSCO Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:19 AM ET

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Maersk Line says it has ordered seven ice-class container vessels from Chinese shipyard COSCO as a first step in a $15 billion investment program. The Copenhagen- based company said Thursday it needs new vessels to "grow with the market," and expects to announce more orders this year. Maersk Line is part of shipping and oil group A.P....

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, March 26- Saudi Arabia has suspended international and domestic flights at seven airports in its south, aviation authorities said on Thursday after Riyadh and allied Gulf governments launched air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen. The airports affected include Jizan, Abha and Wadi al- Dawaser, the General Authority of Civil...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.51 or 3.3 percent, to $44.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 80 or 4.1 percent, to $18.78. Southwest Airlines Co. fell $1.20 or 2.7 percent, to $43.72.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 78 or 1.3 percent, to $57.47. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 37 or 1.3 percent, to $27.85.

  • The 207- foot booster, built and flown by United Launch Alliance, bolted off its seaside launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 2:36 p.m. EDT, the third launch in 25 days from the nation's busiest spaceport. ULA is a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. The 2 F series, which cost most than $122 million each, feature improved clocks, more power,...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.04 or 2.3 percent, to $44.99. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 48 or 2.5 percent, to $19.10. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 57 or 1.3 percent, to $44.35.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 53 or. 9 percent, to $57.72. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 26 or. 9 percent, to $27.97.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $58.18. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $28.10.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $45.87. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 17 or. 9 percent, to $19.41. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $44.88.

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Executives, pilots and employees of German airline Lufthansa held a moment of silence on Wednesday for the 150 people who died aboard Flight 9525, operated by the company's low-cost unit Germanwings. The Airbus A320 crashed Tuesday in the Alps in southern France on its way from Barcelona, Spain, to Duesseldorf, Germany.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 55 or 1.2 percent, to $46.03. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $19.58. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 52 or 1.1 percent, to $44.92.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $58.25. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $28.22.

  • March 24- It is likely some British nationals were on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said. The Airbus operated by Lufthansa's budget carrier Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Duesseldorf and had 142 passengers and six crew on board when it crashed in southern...

  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:28 AM ET

    Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he understood the crew members' sentiments. Andrea Perez Martinez, 20, who had participated in the exchange with the German school in Haltern four years...

  • CORRECTED-Airbus A320 is an aviation workhorse Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 2:26 PM ET

    PARIS, March 24- The Airbus A320 is the workhorse of Europe's aerospace industry, transporting more than a million people a day from business travelers to backpackers. More than 3,600 of the jets are in operation and another 3,700 are waiting to be built as Asia's economic expansion fuels record demand. Experts say its safety record is among the industry's...