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Delta Air rose $1.35 or 3.4 percent, to $40.93. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 41 or 3.4 percent, to $12.64. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 90 or 2.8 percent, to $32.91.
Fluor fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $73.80. Foster Wheeler fell$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $32.35. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 62 or 1.7 percent, to $36.96.
NEW YORK— Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Airlines today are juggling terror warnings in Britain, the Ebola outbreak in Africa and an Icelandic volcano erupting and threatening to close down European airspace.
The Transportation Department turned down a request by Norwegian Air International that would have allowed the carrier to offer new service between London's Gatwick Airport and New York, Orlando, Florida, and other U.S. cities.
The Rhode Island Airport Corp. announced Tuesday that Germany- based Condor Airlines will begin offering two round-trip flights per week to Frankfurt, starting in June. "This new international service will give Rhode Island travelers a direct, affordable connection to Frankfurt and Europe.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Johnson& Wales University has announced plans for construction of a new $40 million academic building on the land opened up by the relocation of Interstate-195. The school said Tuesday it plans to build a 60,000- square-foot building that will house the School of Engineering& Design and a new biology program in the College of Arts& Sciences.
Delta Air rose $1.07 or 2.7 percent, to $40.65. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 29 or 2.4 percent, to $12.52. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 58 or 1.8 percent, to $32.59.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $32.34. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 57 or 1.6 percent, to $36.91.
NEW YORK— American airline passengers, squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. "Seats are getting closer together," says Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents 60,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines.
Delta Air rose$. 67 or 1.7 percent, to $40.25. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 16 or 1.3 percent, to $12.39. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 32 or 1.0 percent, to $32.33.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $32.44. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 45 or 1.2 percent, to $36.79.
WASHINGTON— U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. Construction spending rose 1.8 percent in July, the biggest one-month gain since May 2012, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 2- U.S. construction spending rebounded strongly to hit its highest level in more than 5-1/ 2 years in July as private construction increased and state and local government outlays surged, in a further sign of vigor in the economy.
WASHINGTON— Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane was target of US strikes; unclear if he was hit.
GRAPEVINE, Texas— An American Airlines jet bound for North Texas has safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the front windshield cracked. American spokesman Paul Flaningan said Tuesday that nobody on Flight 2448 to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was hurt.
WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in July. The report will be issued Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. It was the biggest one-month decline in more than three years, since a 2.8 percent fall in January 2011.
FRANKFURT, Sept 1- Airline Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, the Dubai- based carrier's chief commercial officer said on Monday.
September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. July 31, 2008: A plane crash in Minnesota kills three executives of Revel Entertainment and its builder, Tishman Construction.
SYDNEY, Sept 1- Australia's flagship airline, Qantas Airways Ltd, is making a mint helping other companies keep their customers- even as it struggles to retain the loyalty of its own. Rival carrier Virgin Australia Holdings announced on Friday it was offloading a stake in its loyalty plan.
Fluor fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $73.89. Foster Wheeler rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $32.64. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $36.34.