Oct 20- Major U.S. airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by $2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year. The news may quell investors' concern that airline revenue will fall if the Ebola virus discourages people from traveling, and the stocks of Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines rose on average...» Read More
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE PROPOSED RULEMAKING FOR THE SAFE TRANSPORTATION OF CRUDE OIL, FLAMMABLE MATERIALS.
*2nd- qtr net profit $1.79/ shr vs est $1.74. July 23- U.S. railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp reported a better-than-expected second-quarter profit, helped by higher volumes across its businesses as the economy improves.
Delta decided to halt flights to Tel Aviv before U.S. regulators ordered a ban, CEO Richard Anderson said.
LONDON, July 23- Emerging equities hit new 17- month highs on Wednesday, buoyed by strong post-election gains in Indonesia and a rise in Russian stocks after a conciliatory tone from the Kremlin over the downed Malaysian Airlines jet.
SINGAPORE/ KUALA LUMPUR, July 23- Singapore's civil aviation authority has asked airlines based in the city-state to review their risk assessment of conflict zones following the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine last week.
WASHINGTON, July 22- The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. intelligence officials said on Tuesday.
The FAA barred U.S. flights to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion airport. Some European carriers canceled flights as well.
ISTANBUL, July 22- A Turkish Airlines plane flying from Istanbul to Tel Aviv turned back on Tuesday as the company halted flights there for 24 hours due to security reasons, company spokesman Ali Genc told Reuters.
TORONTO, July 22- Air Canada has canceled its scheduled flight to Tel Aviv, Israel, scheduled for later on Tuesday, the Canadian flagship carrier said on Tuesday, citing safety concerns.
*U.S. airlines suspend flights to Israel. NEW YORK, July 22- The S&P 500 hit a record high on Tuesday as inflation data was seen keeping the Federal Reserve in an equities-friendly tone, while hopes rose for an easing of tensions in Ukraine.
*American cancels flight from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv. July 22- U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and United Airlines on Tuesday halted flights to Israel under directions from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to ensure passenger safety as turmoil in the region has intensified.
*Ukraine rebels release planes black boxes, victims remains. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 22- Gold fell on Tuesday as tensions eased in the Crimean region after pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine handed the flight recorder and victims' remains from a downed Malaysia Airlines jet to international authorities.
BUENOS AIRES, July 22- A new strike by port workers in Argentina's biggest grains hub prevented shipping in the terminals of major exporters Bunge, Toepfer and Nidera on Tuesday, a local business group said.
The flight stoppages came after Hamas, the militant group that dominates in the Gaza Strip, and its allies fired more rockets into Israel, triggering sirens in Tel Aviv. Meanwhile, Casey Norton, a spokesman for American Airlines, said an inbound and outbound flight operated by its US Airways unit between Philadelphia and Tel Aviv were canceled.
July 22- U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines and US Airways, a unit of American Airlines Group, on Tuesday said they have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety. Esther Castiel, who heads US Airways' operations in Tel Aviv, said the FAA had "issued a request not to travel to Israel.
NEW YORK, July 22- Global equity markets and the dollar rode a rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record high, helped by signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downing of the Malaysian Airlines jetliner.
After days of outrage over the handling of the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine, European ministers meet to discuss further sanctions against Russia.
LONDON, July 22- European shares rose on Tuesday on some strong earnings reports and signs of improved cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels over the Malaysian Airlines plane shot down four days ago.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22- A plan to restructure Malaysian Airlines could be announced as early as the end of August, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, after one of its planes crashed in Ukraine in the second disaster to hit the carrier this year.
PLAN BY STATE INVESTOR KHAZANAH TO RESTRUCTURE MALAYSIAN AIRLINES COULD BE ANNOUNCED AS EARLY AS END OF AUGUST- SOURCES.