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  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea. The Malaysia- based carrier's loss comes on top of the still-unexplained disappearance of...

  • PARIS, Dec 28- The AirAsia aircraft that went missing on Sunday on its way to Singapore from Surabaya in Indonesia was delivered to its operator in 2008 and had recorded 23,000 flight hours on 13,600 flights, manufacturer Airbus said in a statement. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, an Airbus 320-200 with 162 people aboard, lost contact with Jakarta air traffic...

  • AirAsia faces biggest crisis as jet goes missing Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    SINGAPORE/ KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28- AirAsia was built up from two planes in 2001 to an airline industry titan that operates more than 180 jets in just over a decade but now faces its biggest ever challenge. A dream run for the airline and its flamboyant boss, Tony Fernandes, turned sour on Sunday, as Indonesia AirAsia reported an Airbus 320-200 with 162 people on board...

  • Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 4:13 AM ET

    JAKARTA, Indonesia— The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here's a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya, Indonesia, for Singapore.

  • Airbus says missing AirAsia plane was delivered 2008 Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 5:54 AM ET

    PARIS, Dec 28- The AirAsia aircraft that went missing on Sunday on its way to Singapore from Surabaya in Indonesia was delivered to its operator in 2008 and had recorded 23,000 flight hours on 13,600 flights, manufacturer Airbus said in a statement. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, an Airbus 320-200 with 162 people aboard, lost contact with Jakarta air traffic...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 45 or. 9 percent, to $48.50. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.0 percent, to $15.65. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 27 or. 6 percent, to $41.93.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 48 or. 8 percent, to $60.78. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $28.27.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 54 or. 9 percent, to $60.84. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $28.24.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $48.13. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 12 or. 8 percent, to $15.62. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $41.54.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 83 or 1.8 percent, to $47.96. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.4 percent, to $15.50. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 80 or 2.0 percent, to $41.78.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $60.72. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 11 or. 4 percent, to $28.18.

  • SKorean prosecutors to arrest 'nut rage' official Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Cho, the daughter of the Korean Air chairman, earlier this month resigned as vice president at the airline and all roles from the airline's affiliates as public outrage mounted over her behavior. Chang Man-yong, a transport ministry official, said the ministry had asked prosecutors to investigate a transport ministry official suspected of leaking secrets...

  • Dec 23- American Airlines Group Inc said Tuesday that it plans to pay flight attendants an additional four percentage points on top of raises already averaging 10 percent, thanks to profits that have strengthened as oil prices have collapsed. Unions have called on Parker to tie employee compensation to the company's performance, but Parker has opposed...

  • SKorean prosecutors to arest 'nut rage' official Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    Cho, the daughter of the Korean Air chairman, earlier this month resigned as vice president at the airline and all roles from the airline's affiliates as public outrage mounted over her behavior. Chang Man-yong, a transport ministry official, said the ministry had asked prosecutors to investigate a transport ministry official suspected of leaking secrets...

  • UPS, FedEx cap air express deliveries - WSJ Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Dec 23- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp started limiting air express deliveries after a last-minute increase in shipped packages caused some retailers to exceed agreed-upon limits, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the situation. This year, both UPS and FedEx held some retailers to their volume commitments during the final...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 28 or. 6 percent, to $47.13. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.29. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 28 or. 7 percent, to $40.98.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 92 or 1.5 percent, to $60.56. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 63 or 2.3 percent, to $28.07.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 23- BAE Systems has won a contract worth up to $1.2 billion to build a new type of armored vehicle for the U.S. Army, the company and Army officials said on Tuesday. "The AMPV capitalizes on proven Bradley and M109A7 designs, meeting the Army's force protection and all-terrain mobility requirements while enabling the AMPV to maneuver with the rest of...

  • American Airlines reaches deal with Envoy pilots Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. and the pilots of Envoy Air have reached a contract agreement after a year-long dispute. The airline and the pilots union said Tuesday that the new 10- year agreement includes an up-front cash payment for current Envoy pilots, a commitment for new aircraft, and an arrangement that would allow Envoy pilots to be hired at American...

  • Southwest jet loses wingtip in airport brush up Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    The left winglet— a vertical fin at the tip of a wing designed to improve airflow and fuel efficiency— was ripped off the Southwest plane after it made contact with the American jet's left horizontal stabilizer, part of the tail. Southwest refused to say if the airline also had workers on the tarmac assisting its pilots, or if that was required by company policy.