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  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $44.76. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $19.42. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 46 or 1.1 percent, to $41.79.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 60 or 1.0 percent, to $59.52. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $29.11.

  • OMAHA, Neb.— A man removed from a California- bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Nebraska says 24- year-old Joshua Carl Lee Suggs, of Oswego, Illinois, was sentenced Friday to three years of supervised released and ordered to pay $4,400 in restitution to Southwest Airlines.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $44.91. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $19.45. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $42.01.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 02 or percent, to $45.01. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 02 or percent, to $42.27. United Continental Holdings Inc. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $62.13.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Fluor fell$. 58 or 1.0 percent, to $59.54. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 35 or 1.2 percent, to $29.17.

  • April 17- Honeywell International Inc, a diversified U.S. manufacturer of aerospace parts and climate control systems, reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a fall in costs. Net income attributable to Honeywell rose to $1.12 billion, or $1.41 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.02 billion, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier.

  • ISTANBUL— Turkish Airlines' CEO says that pilots may not be as prone to destructive behavior like that of the Germanwings pilot believed to have intentionally crashed a flight last month— if only they get married. At an event Thursday, Temel Kotil told new Turkish Airlines pilots that the March 24 crash in the French Alps showed that piloting is critical.

  • LONDON— The president of Emirates airline pledged Friday to combat suggestions that the company received subsidies from the United Arab Emirates, even as his ever-expanding airline placed a whopping $9.2 billion order to buy Rolls-Royce engines. Tim Clark told The Associated Press that the allegations leveled by U.S. carriers United, Delta and American...

  • NEW YORK— To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. The head of Germany's air traffic control agency on Wednesday became the latest to raise such a prospect.

  • CHICAGO— A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Manchester, New Hampshire was removed after allegedly poking a snoring passenger with a pen. Southwest spokeswoman Brandy King said in a statement the man was not injured in the incident. He was able to continue on the flight to New Hampshire, which was scheduled to leave Chicago's Midway...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 79 or 1.8 percent, to $44.99. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 13 or. 7 percent, to $19.56. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $42.25.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell $1.08 or 1.8 percent, to $60.12. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 43 or 1.4 percent, to $29.52.

  • Congressman admits relationship with airline lobbyist Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Bill Shuster, R- Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shelley Rubino, a vice president for global government affairs at Airlines for America, a trade association for major U.S. airlines, doesn't lobby him or his staff. Shuster represents the same congressional district that was represented by his father, Bud Shuster, who...

  • The Indiana House voted 54-40 in favor of the repeal, even with 13 Republicans splitting from the GOP supermajority to join Democrats in opposing the measure. The House vote came a day after the Senate approved the repeal in a 27-22 and three days after a few thousand people attended an outdoor Statehouse rally opposing the bill. Martin Carbaugh of Fort Wayne...

  • BERLIN, April 16- Airlines are packing ever more seats into economy class to protect profit margins from falling ticket prices, prompting concerns over health and safety from travellers and crew. "If you're a dog, you have very specific rules, but if you're a human being there are no specific rules as to what is humane," Charlie Leocha, the head of consumer group...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 54 or 1.2 percent, to $44.74. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $19.49. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $42.25.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell $1.05 or 1.7 percent, to $60.15. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 41 or 1.4 percent, to $29.54.

  • US home construction off to weak March start Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 8:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market. Construction firms broke ground at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 homes last month, a 2.5 percent decline from the pace in March 2014, the Commerce...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US home construction Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on March U.S. home construction Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. Builders broke ground on 341,700 multi-family structures last year, a 16 percent increase compared with 2013, according to the Commerce Department. That reflects both the fragile six-year recovery and the growing preference among...