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  • German railway and drivers' union break off wage talks Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    BERLIN, Feb 11- German state-run railway Deutsche Bahn and the train drivers' union GDL on Wednesday broke off talks over a wage dispute that caused major disruption late last year, raising the prospect of more strikes. "We were close to a breakthrough agreement on a basic structure for a collective agreement when the GDL rejected it without any reason," said DB...

  • Feb 11- American Airlines Group Inc said Wednesday that it will launch newly acquired Boeing Co 787 Dreamliners into service to Beijing, China, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, from its Dallas hub beginning on June 2 and June 4, respectively. The world's largest airline will also use the Dreamliner on a route between Dallas and Chicago beginning May 7 as a warm-up...

  • Feb 11- Air Canada reported a wider fourth quarter net loss on Wednesday as operating costs rose, in part because of the weaker Canadian dollar, and adjusted earnings came in just shy of analysts' expectations. Fuel costs fell to 80.7 cents per liter from 88.4 cents a year earlier, and Canada's biggest airline forecast more improvement in the first quarter, to 66...

  • UPDATE 1-Air Canada's net loss widens as costs jump Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    Feb 11- Air Canada, the largest airline in the country by revenue, reported a bigger quarterly net loss as a weak Canadian dollar contributed to a 9 percent rise in operating costs. Air Canada said fuel costs fell 8.7 percent in the quarter. Net loss widened to C $100 million, or 35 Canadian cents per share, from C $6 million, or 2 Canadian cents, a year earlier.

  • Aena CEO expects a Greece deal soon   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:35 AM ET
    Aena CEO expects a Greece deal soon

    José Manuel Vargas Gomez, CEO and chairman of Aena, says he expects to see a debt agreement between Greece and Europe soon, and also comments on the recent introduction of sovereign bond-buying in Europe.

  • This makes Aena 'special' for investors: CEO   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    This makes Aena 'special' for investors: CEO

    Today marks the first day of trading for Aena's landmark IPO. José Manuel Vargas Gomez, CEO and chairman of Aena, explains why investors should buy into his company.

  • Aena CEO: Aena & the Spanish economy   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Aena CEO: Aena & the Spanish economy

    Is Aena's IPO a reflection of the current state of the Spanish economy? José Manuel Vargas Gomez, CEO and chairman of Aena, says his company is very much linked to "the evolution of the domestic economy."

  • Feb 10- U.S. airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers, according to data seen by Reuters. The report says the combined share of bookings between the United States and the Indian subcontinent...

  • Wilson to GM: 'Investors are frustrated' Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 6:55 PM ET
    The front of the General Motors world headquarters complex sports a new banner to proclaim its return to the NYSE November 18, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.

    Harry Wilson, a man who helped save and reshape General Motors, says the automaker has not done a good job delivering for investors.

  • Delta Air Lines says its Facebook page was hacked Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 5:27 PM ET

    Feb 10- Delta Air Lines Inc said its Facebook page was hacked and posted with "objectionable and offensive content" that the company removed within an hour. None of Delta's other social media platforms was compromised, the company said. The airline said it was investigating the source of the hack, which media reports said involved a link to a sexually explicit joke.

  • 'Trapped on tarmac' delays hit record low Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:04 PM ET
    Airplanes wait at airport

    In 2014 only 30 domestic flights experienced tarmac delays longer than three hours down from 84 in 2013, NBCNews reports.

  • Winter-weary Boston paralyzed after latest storm Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:03 PM ET
    A local resident digs his car out from the snow in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston.

    Record-setting storm prompts Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to declare a state of emergency.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 9- U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies halted loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend, citing chronic cargo backups that shippers and dockworkers have blamed on each other during months of labor tensions. But a planned resumption of federally mediated contract talks was pushed back...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 9- U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies suspended loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend, citing chronic cargo backups the shippers and dockworkers have blamed on each other during months of labor tensions. The companies, represented by the Pacific Maritime Association, have accused...

  • LONDON, Feb 9- The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slid to an all-time low on Monday as sluggish cargo demand especially from China battered sentiment. In one of the first casualties of the recent downturn, privately-owned shipping company Copenship said last week it had filed for bankruptcy in...

  • Time to get serious? Retail's $7 billion problem Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:58 PM ET
    Ships gather off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.

    Congestion at West Coast ports could cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, according to a new analysis. But could tally even higher.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 9- U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies suspended loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend, citing chronic cargo backups the shippers and dockworkers have blamed on each other during months of labor tensions. The companies, represented by the Pacific Maritime Association, have accused...

  • Are labor disputes holding the US economy hostage? Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Ships gather off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., as a sailboat makes it way past them in this aerial photo taken Feb. 6, 2015.

    Labor standoffs at refineries and West Coast ports are not relenting. Is this a sign of a strengthened economy or will it hurt it instead?

  • Jackpot: Detroit's 'walking man' to get $350K Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 10:26 AM ET
    Detroit resident James Robertson reacts next to the 2015 red Ford Taurus sedan he was surprised with as a free gift at the Suburban Ford dealership in Sterling Heights, Mich., February 6, 2015.

    The good news keep coming for James Robertson, better known as Detroit's "Walking Man," according to the Detroit Free Press.

  • BENGHAZI/ TRIPOLI, Libya, Feb 9- Libya was trying to end a strike at the port of Hariga so that it can reopen the country's last working onshore export terminal there and prevent the closure of its largest still functioning oilfield, officials said on Monday. On Saturday, Libya shut most operations at the eastern port, located near the border with Egypt, after...

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