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  • DALLAS— Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day left highways slick and forced the cancellation of another 1,000 flights Saturday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the nation's biggest airline hubs. The Saturday chaos was on top of about 600 flights nixed Friday, forcing about 5,000 travelers to...

  • COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Scandinavian Airlines says some 30 flights out of Copenhagen have been canceled after members of a Danish cabin crew union walked out to protest the carrier's plan to move 147 employees to a domestic airline that SAS acquired last year. Kromann-Mikkelsen could not immediately confirm that dozens of SAS-operated flights to Copenhagen...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell $1.40 or 3.0 percent, to $44.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 16 or. 9 percent, to $17.19. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 84 or 1.9 percent, to $43.24.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $58.00. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $28.78.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The Air Force urgently needs a new long-range bomber to replace its aging fleet and will keep costs at or below a $550 million cap for each warplane, top U.S. officials told lawmakers on Friday. Air Force Secretary Deborah James said the Air Force understood that runaway costs had to be contained, and noted that a sharp reduction from the planned...

  • Airbus posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:45 PM ET

    AMSTERDAM _ Airbus Group on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of 869.5 million euros. The aerospace company, based in Amsterdam, posted revenue of 18.62 billion euros in the period. Airbus shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DALLAS— Southwest Airlines says it expects to meet a federal deadline this weekend and finish examining 128 planes that were grounded because of missed inspections. Southwest Airlines Co. spokeswoman Brandy King said Friday that the airline had inspected 115 of the planes and would check the others by the Sunday night deadline. The Federal Aviation...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 82 or 1.8 percent, to $45.10. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $17.40. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 56 or 1.3 percent, to $43.52.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $57.86. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $28.89.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $57.87. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 23 or. 8 percent, to $28.63.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 59 or 1.3 percent, to $45.33. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $17.36. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 26 or. 6 percent, to $43.82.

  • Granite Construction misses Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    WATSONVILLE, Calif. _ Granite Construction Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $17 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. Granite Construction shares have decreased 8 percent since the beginning of the...

  • LONDON, Feb 27- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group raised its 2015 profit forecast by more than 20 percent, outperforming struggling continental rivals and sending its shares to an all-time high. IAG, which is trying to acquire Ireland's Aer Lingus, said on Friday that the profit increase would be driven by cost control across the group and...

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell $1.06 or 1.8 percent, to $58.12. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 28 or 1.0 percent, to $28.86.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 92 or 2.0 percent, to $45.92. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or 1.0 percent, to $17.35. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $44.08.

  • Feb 26- A push by three U.S. airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has exposed divisions over free trade with other powerful U.S. aviation players including Boeing Co and FedEx Corp, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support. Delta Air Lines Inc, United and American Airlines have asked the White House to...

  • Flights again affected as Mexican volcano spews ash Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    MEXICO CITY— The Popocatepetl volcano east of Mexico City has been spewing ash into the sky, forcing cancellation of flights at the nearby Puebla International Airport for a second consecutive day. The government's airport oversight agency says through its Twitter account Thursday that flights to Monterrey, Houston, Guadalajara, as well as inbound flights...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 94 or 2.0 percent, to $45.90. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 16 or. 9 percent, to $17.37. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $43.94.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $59.02. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 28 or 1.0 percent, to $28.86.

  • Brazil's government told truckers and transport companies late on Wednesday it would extend a year of free financing for vehicles from a state development bank and help truckers and transport companies work out a framework for setting freight rates. Although the flow of trucks was normal in Brazil's richest state of Sao Paulo, which guaranteed normal...