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  • Canadian National Railway posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:51 PM ET

    Montreal _ Canadian National Railway Co. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $556.9 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 66 cents per share. Canadian National Railway shares have increased 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Uber must face suit claiming it snubs blind people Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 3:43 PM ET
    Uber app on a mobile phone

    Uber must defend against a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against blind people by refusing to transport guide dogs.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband's medical emergency for unruly behavior aboard a California flight and didn't assist him. Richard Ilczyszyn, 46, was found unconscious after the flight from Oakland to Orange County landed last year, and he died the next day at a...

  • Unplugged no more: Subways going digital Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    Woman using smartphone in subway

    Subways may no longer be digital black holes for riders, as many of the country's largest cities are working to bring cell service underground.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 49 or 1.1 percent, to $45.25. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $19.43. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 27 or. 6 percent, to $42.06.

  • LONDON, April 20- Ship container line Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for five vessels as it looks to bolster trade in Latin America ahead of next year's planned expansion of the Panama Canal, the world's fourth biggest player said on Monday. Hamburg- headquartered Hapag-Lloyd, which completed a merger with Chile's Compania Sud Americana de Vapores in December,...

  • German train drivers' union calls for 2-day strike Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 12:32 PM ET

    BERLIN— A union representing German train drivers has called its members out on strike Wednesday and Thursday in a long-running dispute with the national railway operator. The GDL union said passenger services will be hit from 2 a.m. Wednesday through 9 p.m. Thursday. Members on freight trains will walk off the job Tuesday afternoon and return to work Friday...

  • WASHINGTON— The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday. In the immediate aftermath of the December arrest, Johnson ordered a 90- day...

  • LONDON— Flights have been briefly disrupted at Britain's Manchester Airport after reports of a drone in the area. An official report last year disclosed that a device believed to be a drone came within 20 feet of an Airbus A320 landing at Heathrow airport in July. British Civil Aviation Authority regulations state that drones must not be flown beyond the...

  • After crash, Virgin Galactic aims to test new ship Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:36 AM ET
    Fly from New York to Beijing in two hours on this?

    Virgin Galactic, the space venture of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, hopes to start testing another spaceship before the end of the year, FT reports.

  • Researcher denied United flight after hack tweet Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:58 AM ET
    File photo of United Airlines jets

    United Airlines stopped a prominent researcher from boarding a flight, following a tweet suggesting the airline's systems could be hacked.

  • Airline customer satisfaction gets a bit better Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    Passengers at O'Hare Airport in Chicago

    While data shows the quality of airline service is deteriorating, a new report suggests customer satisfaction is improving, Today reports.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 50 or 1.1 percent, to $45.26. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $19.51. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 34 or. 8 percent, to $42.13.

  • WASHINGTON— United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California- bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a major...

  • Vacationers to Europe will fare better with the average ticket down 3 percent to $1,619, about $50 less than last summer. Flights to Hawaii, Florida and New Orleans are cheaper, but travelers heading to New York, Denver and San Francisco can expect to pay more. Overall fares are down but it will cost more this summer to fly to cities like Amsterdam; London; Budapest,...

  • WASHINGTON— United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California- bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris Roberts, attempted to board a United flight from Colorado to San Francisco to speak at a major...

  • FRANKFURT, April 19- Families of the victims of the Germanwings crash are considering filing a claim for damages in the United States if they cannot reach agreement with parent airline Lufthansa in Germany, a lawyer representing the families said on Sunday. "If the airline is not prepared to do so, however, we will look seriously at making a claim in the United...

  • Japan's ANA Holdings to buy stake in Skymark Airlines Saturday, 18 Apr 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    ANA's investment comes after Skymark filed for bankruptcy in January. Skymark agreed a 9 billion yen deal with Integral earlier this year and has been seeking other parties to help it turn the business around. Integral and ANA have made agreements on matters including the eventual relisting of Skymark and sustaining the number of employees, the sources said.

  • 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.

  • In Silicon Valley, the private jet business soars Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 3:38 PM ET
    Jets flying over Golden Gate Bridge

    Traffic is a serious problem in Silicon Valley, but for residents who value their time, and who boast deep pockets, there's a solution.

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