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  • Sept 8- Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe's largest low-cost carrier, signed a deal on Monday to buy 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliners for up to $11 billion, launching a new version of the single-aisle plane that will allow it to squeeze in more passengers.

  • Sept 8- Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe's largest low-cost carrier, signed a deal on Monday to buy 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliners for up to $11 billion, launching a new version of the single-aisle plane that allows airlines to squeeze in more passengers.

  • DETROIT, Sept 8- Ford Motor Co Executive Chairman Bill Ford said new technologies that allow cars to talk to each other and drive themselves may scare some people, so the industry will need to allow consumers to opt out of such features. In addition, Internet search company Google Inc is developing the technology for a completely driverless car.

  • Airlines work to limit bumps, jolts, spilled drinks Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    Satellite meteorologist Amanda Terborg presents her group's satellite weather data at the National Weather Service's Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014. Stronger computing power, improved satellite and radar technology and more sophisticated scientific models are giving airlines a greater understanding of flying conditions, allowing flights to better avoid storms and turbulence.

    Airplane rides are getting smoother thanks to new technologies that are giving pilots more data, the NYT reports.

  • *Russia faces new European Union sanctions. MOSCOW, Sept 8- Russia signaled on Monday it might ban Western airlines from flying over its territory as part of an "asymmetrical" response to new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

  • BOSTON, Sept 8- The widening gap between America's wealthiest and its middle and lower classes is "unsustainable", but is unlikely to improve any time soon, according to a Harvard Business School study released on Monday.

  • DUBAI, Sept 8- Dubai will spend $32 billion on expanding its second airport to handle over 200 million people annually next decade, roughly triple the current level of passenger traffic through the emirate, airport authorities said on Monday.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 8- The plan to save Malaysia Airlines could succeed where past endeavours have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring told Reuters. Flight MH370 remains missing since it disappeared en route to Beijing in March and MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 5- Iraq has refiled in U.S. court to gain control of $100 million of Kurdish crude oil on a tanker near Texas, days after the court ruled it lacked jurisdiction to seize the cargo but said it could hear arguments over who is the oil's rightful owner.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 5- Iraq has refiled a suit in U.S. court in a bid to gain control of some 1 million barrels of disputed Kurdish crude oil on a tanker near Texas, days after the court said it lacked jurisdiction to have the cargo seized but that it could hear arguments about who is the oil's rightful owner.

  • OM/ONE levitating speaker Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    The Om/One includes an integrated battery and can play up to 15 hours of continuous music.

    The CNBC crowd chose the OM/ONE levitating speaker over Navdy car smart glass as Tech Crowd leader of the week.

  • Maritime boom: More hands needed on deck Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 8:26 AM ET
    Crowley Maritime's L.A.-based tugboat "Scout"

    Crowley Maritime plans to hire up to 600 workers over five years as the energy boom has increased demand for jobs on vessels from tankers to tugboats.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 5- China shares rose for a sixth straight day, with port stocks leading Friday's gains thanks to Chinese government's plans to support the shipping industry. Ningbo Port surged the maximum allowed 10 percent and Tianjin Port Holdings rose 2.8 percent after China published a set of guidelines to support and develop its shipping industry.

  • This sector is a hot investment right now: Analyst Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:53 PM ET
    A refrigerated railcar sits on the production line at the Greenbrier plant in Portland, Ore.

    These rail stocks are transportation analyst Sal Vitale's top picks. Find out why he thinks they still have room to run.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 4- Mexico is likely to pick an experienced, foreign construction company, working in partnership with local firms, to build a new $9 billion international airport in Mexico City, Telecoms and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said on Thursday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 4- Mexico is likely to pick an experienced, foreign construction company, working in partnership with local firms, to build a $9 billion Mexico City airport, Telecoms and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said on Thursday.

  • PARIS, Sept 4- Europe's Airbus said on Thursday that new orders topped 1,000 aircraft in the first eight months of the year as airlines order fuel-saving models, but cancellations continued to weigh on net orders, which remain behind those of rival Boeing.

  • RUSSIAN RAILWAYS MAY GET 70 BLN RBLS FROM NATIONAL WEALTH FUND TO BUY OUT MECHEL'S RAILWAY ASSETS- ITAR-TASS QUOTES RAILWAY CEO.

  • Planes at LaGuardia suffers rash of bird strikes Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    File Shots of Air Canada plane on tarmac at Pearson Airport. Toronto

    Bird strikes are normally relatively rare, but they can prove significantly costly for airlines.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 3- Mexico's government on Wednesday unveiled the winning design for a new, futuristic, spider-shaped airport for the capital that will ease delays and boost capacity at a cost of 120 billion pesos in public and private funding.

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