FARNBOROUGH, England, July 13- CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric Aviation and Safran of France, said on Sunday that it had been picked by American Airlines Group to provide engines for 100 Airbus A320neo jets the airline has on order. CFM said the order is worth $2.6 billion at list prices.» Read More
*JetBlue likely to use proceeds to fund aircraft delivery- analyst. March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defense electronics company Thales Group for $400 million as it looks to cut costs.
Officials warned lawmakers that dwindling funds for road and rail projects may cause delays this summer unless they quickly approve new funding.
LONDON/ BRUSSELS, March 13- A number of EU politicians plan to vote against a deal to exempt long-haul flights from paying for carbon emissions until the end of 2016 in an attempt to prevent the European Union from bowing to international pressure.
The Montreal- based company offers discounted air fares and vacation packages, competing mainly with WestJet Airlines' WestJet Vacations and Air Canada's Air Canada Vacations. Air Canada warned in February that adverse weather conditions and weakness in the Canadian dollar were likely to hurt its current-quarter earnings and revenue.
*JetBlue to ink pact to continue the service after the sale. *JetBlue shares rise 2.9 pct before the bell. March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defense company Thales Group for $400 million as it looks to cut costs.
PARIS, March 13- France's Thales said it agreed on Thursday to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit for $400 million to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business. Europe's largest defence electronics company said it expected to complete the purchase in mid-2014 after gaining regulatory approvals.
March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defence company Thales Group for $400 million.
KUALA LUMPUR/ HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 13- U. S. investigators probing the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet believe it may have flown for four hours after losing contact with air traffic controllers, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 13- Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day.
*Vietnam, Malaysia send planes to check latest report of debris sighting. At the same time, China heaped pressure on Malaysia to improve its coordination over the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared early on Saturday on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
BEIJING, March 13- China's civil aviation chief said on Thursday that there was no proof that floating objects in the South China Sea seen by satellite images were connected to a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft. "Chinese satellites have found smoke and floating objects...
The Highway Trust Fund, which receives money from a federal tax on every gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel sold in the United States, is expected to become insolvent by 2015..
Two buildings collapsed in NYC Wednesday after a gas leak explosion that rattled surrounding buildings and shattered windows, killing two and injuring more than 20.
*Trucker strike in Vancouver causing lumber backlog. TORONTO, March 12- Canadian National Railway Co, the country's biggest railroad operator, said on Wednesday it will meet the federal government's order to ship 500,000 tonnes of grain a week, but its chief executive said there would still be a severe backlog even under ideal conditions.
WASHINGTON, March 12- The United States will hold the first test sale of crude from its emergency oil stockpile since 1990, offering a modest 5 million barrels in what some observers saw as a subtle message to Russia from the Obama administration.
*Few governments use stolen document database- Interpol. The international police agency Interpol said only a handful of governments from its 190 member countries actually made use of the database at its headquarters in Lyon, France.
SINGAPORE, March 12- Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early on Saturday:. -Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12:41 a.m., and is due to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the same day.
Global police agency Interpol has said in 2013 passengers were able to board planes a billion times without their passports being screened against the agency's databases.
GENEVA, March 12- Global airlines expect to make $1 billion less profit this year than previously hoped, denting a U.S.-led recovery, as the Ukraine crisis pushes up the industry's fuel bills, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India's territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
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