• Congress is giving states the transportation blues Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    But Congress will have to act fast. Foxx's warnings this week echo ones by President Barack Obama, who cautioned in February that unless Congress finished a bill by summer's end then "we could see construction projects stop in their tracks."

  • North Dakota may fine truck company more than $2M Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    WILLISTON, N.D.— A Wyoming- based trucking company working in North Dakota could face fines of $2 million or more for operating without a license and illegally dumping saltwater, a byproduct of oil production, two North Dakota state agencies said Tuesday.

  • US Airways investigating pornographic tweet Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    US Airways apologized on Monday for a lewd tweet featuring a photograph of a naked woman lying on a bed with a toy airplane between her legs.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 79 or 2.4 percent, to $31.73. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 21 or 2.5 percent, to $8.22. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 24 or 1.1 percent, to $22.51.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 45 or 1.4 percent, to $32.08. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.1 percent, to $8.34. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $22.76.

  • Co-pilot of Southwest wrong-airport jet retiring Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    DALLAS— Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying. Airline spokeswoman Brandy King on Monday declined to identify the pilots, each of whom had at least 12 years with Southwest.

  • Southwest says profit-sharing nearly doubles Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    DALLAS— Southwest Airlines says employees will get a record $228 million in profit-sharing this year, nearly double the payout of a year ago. Dallas- based Southwest also owns AirTran Airways and is the nation's fourth-biggest airline operator. Employees own about 4 percent of Southwest's stock.

  • Dutch arrest girl whose tweet threatened airline Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14- year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet. Police spokesman Roland Ekkers said the girl, who has not been identified for privacy reasons, turned herself in to Rotterdam police in the company of a parent Monday and is now being interrogated.

  • This could be 'the next sector to drop’: Trader Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Biotechs and certain new Internet stocks have gotten crushed lately. So who's next?

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $32.22. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 12 or 1.4 percent, to $8.31. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $22.80.

  • Airlines warm to web-surfing in the friendly skies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Wireless Internet access in the sky is taking off, promising better connections for travelers and a bonanza for companies that sell the systems.

  • Unruly man charged after jet diverts to Nebraska Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    OMAHA, Nebraska— A man removed from a California- bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during the flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew. The flight with five crew members and 134 passengers then continued on to Sacramento and arrived safely about two hours behind schedule.

  • Drivers in California crash had clean records Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:38 AM ET

    RED BLUFF, Calif.— Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck that left 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students in Northern California.

  • NEW YORK/ HAMBURG, April 14- Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.

  • California to see surge in oil brought in by rail Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    VENTURA, Calif.— California is preparing for an oil boom— brought in on rail cars. There are no pipelines that bring crude oil into California. According to the California Public Utilities Commission, five California refineries have facilities either about to come online or in the planning stages that will let them receive crude-oil deliveries by rail.

  • Dubai International, which handled 66.4 million passengers in 2013, making it the world's second busiest airport for international passenger traffic after London's Heathrow, will cut flights by 26 percent for an 80- day period, Dubai's airports authority said on Sunday.

  • Mideast's busiest air hub plans runway overhaul Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Officials say Dubai airport, the Mideast's busiest, will undergo a major runway overhaul starting next month that will see more than a dozen airlines shift flights to another airport in the city. The work begins May 1 and runs through July 20.

  • ABU DHABI, April 13- State-owned Abu Dhabi Ports Co expects a surge in shipping traffic towards the end of this year as work on major infrastructure projects in the United Arab Emirates capital gathers pace, the company's chief executive said.

  • Fliers' thoughts, from 'no fear' to 'it's scarier' Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

    "I never worried like this before what happened with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane," Yulveri, who like many Indonesians uses only a single name, said at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 49 or 1.5 percent, to $32.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 27 or 3.1 percent, to $8.43. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 38 or 1.6 percent, to $22.75.

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