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  • US says average airfares rising slowly; $381 in 4Q Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    DALLAS— The average price of an airline ticket for travel within the U.S. rose by just $1 last year, although prices are still modestly higher than they were five years ago. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Tuesday that the average domestic airfare rose to $381 in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 0.3 percent increase from a year earlier.

  • The ACSI Travel Index is based on random interviews with more than 7,400 U.S. customers of airlines, hotels and Internet travel websites from October 2013 to March 2014.

  • CSX Corp and Norfolk Southern Corp are both trading 15 percent or more below their warranted share price, according to a measure of "intrinsic valuation" tracked by Thomson Reuters StarMine.

  • Disabled Maui man, Delta Air Lines settle claim Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    HONOLULU— A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 18 or. 5 percent, to $33.94. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.6 percent, to $8.76. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 10 or. 4 percent, to $23.59.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $33.82. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $8.74. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $23.51.

  • North Dakota to begin drone tests for ag research Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    North Dakota could begin flying a drone next month to test how the unmanned aircraft can check soil quality and the status of crops to help farmers improve agricultural management.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 32 or. 9 percent, to $33.44. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $8.59. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 13 or. 6 percent, to $23.36.

  • Stowaway teen forces review of airport security Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    The boy, who lives in Santa Clara, Calif., hopped out of the left rear wheel well of a Boeing 767 on the Maui airport tarmac Sunday, according to the FBI. He was questioned by the FBI and taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was found to be unharmed. FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu said the teen climbed into the left rear wheel well of the first plane he saw in San Jose.

  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 6:27 AM ET

    PERTH, Australia— As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

  • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards and practices for the Fox Cable Networks Group, said Saturday she had wanted to arrange swift financial aid to families and other loved ones, sparing them lengthy court fights.

  • AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 7:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 18- A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees.

  • Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    DALLAS— A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees. On Friday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Sean Lane in New York rejected a request made by American's former parent, AMR Corp., for the right to immediately eliminate retiree benefits for former pilots, flight attendants and other union workers.

  • Railroad says it's committed to hauling fertilizer Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— Canadian Pacific Railway told a federal oversight board Friday that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.

  • US senator: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.— Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S.

  • Mo. Senate panel endorses penny transportation tax Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1- cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects. If passed by the full Senate, the measure would head to the November ballot for voter approval. The lone "no" vote on the Senate panel was Republican Sen.

  • Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 3:37 AM ET

    "The bus hit a FedEx truck," the student replied. " The FedEx truck came into us. " The California Highway Patrol released the recordings Thursday as investigators returned to the scene about 100 miles north of Sacramento to reconstruct aspects of the crash.

  • California cross-border airport clears key hurdle Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that it has reached agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

  • April 17- A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches.

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