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  • Why it's good to fix roads and repair bridges Monday, 12 May 2014 | 11:47 AM ET
    Workers in a tunnel of the Second Avenue Subway project in New York City.

    Workers in lower-paid infrastructure occupations earn 30 percent more than other sectors,according to a Brookings report.

  • May 12- Gogo Inc posted a higher-than-expected 35 percent jump in quarterly revenue as more air travelers used its in-flight wireless internet services, sending the company's shares up almost 10 percent in premarket trading.

  • MONTREAL, May 12- United Nations aviation officials gathered in Canada on Monday to discuss better tracking of aircraft in the highest-level response yet to safety concerns raised by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in March.

  • PARIS, May 11- The United Nations is leading a high-level effort this week to improve the way aircraft are tracked to address public concerns over the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet.

  • The low-cost niche started with companies offering cut-rate fares between the Chinatown sections of New York and Boston. It took off eight years ago when major carriers such as megabus.com, a unit of Britain's Stagecoach Group Plc, arrived, offering online bookings and tickets as a low as $1.

  • Payment problems disrupting Iran food deals -sources Saturday, 10 May 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

    LONDON/ ANKARA, May 11- Payment problems are disrupting commercial food cargoes to Iran, with hundreds of thousands of tonnes of grain and sugar stuck in transit, as Western banking sanctions complicate deals and trade financiers scale back exposure.

  • SAO PAULO, May 9- Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

  • It was the 20th of the last 22 quarters that the agency has posted a loss, the USPS said. "We're quite obviously in a deep financial hole," Joseph Corbett, USPS chief financial officer and executive vice president, told reporters in a briefing.

  • *Pvt equity has pumped $32 bln into shipping in past 2 yrs-fund mgr. SINGAPORE, May 9- The shipping industry faces a looming capacity glut as billions of dollars pumped into it by private equity have stoked a vessel-buying spree, threatening its prospects just as the sector is emerging from its worst downturn in three decades.

  • gm UPDATE 2-IAG sees improved performance by Iberia Friday, 9 May 2014 | 5:48 AM ET

    LONDON, May 9- British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group reported better than expected first-quarter results on Friday, with a halving of losses at troubled Spanish carrier Iberia putting it on course for a rise in annual profits.

  • UPDATE 1-IAG Q1 losses narrow on Iberia turnaround Friday, 9 May 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    LONDON, May 9- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group said on Friday its seasonal first-quarter loss narrowed by 46 percent, beating an consensus forecast, as a turnaround at its Iberia unit started to take effect.

  • RPT-IAG Q1 losses narrow on Iberia turnaround Friday, 9 May 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    LONDON, May 9- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group said on Friday its seasonal first-quarter loss narrowed by 46 percent, beating an consensus forecast, as a turnaround at its Iberia unit started to take effect.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 8- Atomico Partners, a London- based venture firm founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, is suing a former employee and consultant for secretly diverting potential Atomico investments to a venture firm that the two were building.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 8- Atomico Partners, a London- based venture firm founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, is suing a former employee and consultant for secretly diverting potential Atomico investments to a venture firm that the two were building.

  • *Dubai airport maintenance to cost it 1 bln dirhams. DUBAI, May 8- Emirates, Dubai's flagship airline, reported a 43 percent jump in 2013 net profit on Thursday helped by higher revenue and lower fuel costs although runway maintenance work will impact income this year.

  • BEIJING, May 8- Chinese imports of soybeans hit their highest so far this year in April, climbing 63.5 percent from the same month in 2013, official customs data showed on Thursday. Growth was helped by more imports from Brazil, China's top supplier, after port congestion last year delayed shipments. "There are no logistics problem in Brazil, not like last year.

  • US to oil shippers: No more unannounced visits Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    A train is derailed west of Casselton, North Dakota

    U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- The U.S. Department of Transportation has rebuffed a call by two Democratic senators to advise owners of 2.6 million recalled General Motors cars to stop driving them until they are repaired.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- U.S. companies moving crude oil via rail must tell state officials when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the U.S.

  • PARIS, May 7- Airbus is on track to get safety certification for its latest jetliner, the A350, by "the end of the summer" as planned, Europe's top air safety regulator said on Wednesday.

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