• Lawsuit challenges airport noise curfews in the Hamptons Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:14 AM ET

    MINEOLA, N.Y.— The battle for the skies above the Hamptons is headed to a courtroom. On Tuesday, Friends of East Hampton Airport filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Central Islip, claiming among other things that local governments have no authority to impose airport noise or access restrictions; the suit says that is the purview of the Federal Aviation...

  • Subaru goes rear-wheel drive with sporty 2015 BRZ coupe Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:59 AM ET

    Subaru's all-wheel drive passion aside, the automaker crafts a fun, rear-wheel drive, sport coupe. The 2015 Surbaru BRZ is surprisingly affordable, too, with a starting retail price of less than $26,500. But the only rear-drive car offered by Subaru has precise steering, virtually no body lean in corners, sport-tuned suspension, Torsion limited-slip rear...

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $46.11. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $19.72. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $42.85.

  • Knight Transportation tops 1Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 9:09 AM ET

    PHOENIX _ Knight Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $29.6 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Knight Transportation shares have decreased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Werner beats 1Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:15 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb. _ Werner Enterprises Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $23.1 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $516.8 million.

  • Boeing profit jumps on higher jet deliveries Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:11 AM ET
    An employee works on the nose of a Boeing Co. 777 airplane at the company's facility in Everett, Washington.

    Boeing delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday, helped by rising demand for commercial aircraft.

  • Boeing tops 1Q profit forecasts, airplane deliveries rise Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    Boeing Co. delivered more commercial airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent. The profit topped Wall Street expectations, but revenue was below forecasts, and production costs of the Boeing 787 jet continued to pile up. Boeing and European rival...

  • FRANKFURT, April 22- Nokia's maps business has drawn interest from at least four potential acquirors, including Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler, a German magazine reported on Wednesday. Uber, Hellman& Friedman, BMW, Audi and Daimler were not immediately available for comment. Finland's Nokia said last week it had started a...

  • Japan's Maglev train breaks world speed record, again Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:50 AM ET

    A state-of-the-art Japanese train broke its own world speed record when it topped out at 374 miles per hour in a test run near Mount Fuji. NBC News reports.

  • I'm trying to make aviation safer: Detained hacker Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    The security researcher who was detained FBI last week after tweeting about an airline's security vulnerabilities said he didn't mean any harm.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 50 or 1.1 percent, to $46.23. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 26 or 1.3 percent, to $19.83. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 46 or 1.1 percent, to $43.03.

  • North Dakota lawmakers question $1 million bus deal Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:13 PM ET

    Republican Ray Holmberg, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, says the motor coaches were eventually sold but the end result was a $984,000 loss. Holmberg told The Associated Press Tuesday that senators are asking about the Transportation Department's spending habits. "If justified, the vehicle is purchased with the understanding the agency...

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $46.02. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.1 percent, to $19.78. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 21 or. 5 percent, to $42.78.

  • Woman strip-searched at Detroit airport settles lawsuit Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:13 PM ET

    DETROIT— A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit- area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. Frontier Airlines, the Transportation Security Administration and Wayne County Airport Authority were named in the federal lawsuit. Hebshi of Sylvania, Ohio, was...

  • Start-up aiming to disrupt shipping raises $50M Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:13 AM ET
    A Shyp package being prepared for shipment.

    Shyp is the latest start-up aiming to upend an existing, and hugely profitable, business, in this case the $300 billion shipping industry.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $45.98. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $19.62. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $42.77.

  • COLUMN-Cheaper fuel to boost container shipping: Kemp Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:57 AM ET

    LONDON, April 21- Lower oil prices are sharply reducing the cost of shipping merchandise from Asia to the United States and Europe as the cost of bunker fuel tumbles. In September 2008, shortly after oil prices had peaked, shipping lines were adding a surcharge of almost $1,500 to the cost of shipping every 40- foot container between Asia and the West Coast of the...

  • Mohegan Sun to build casino at Korean airport Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:01 AM ET

    NEW LONDON, Conn.— The Indian tribe that operates the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut has reached an agreement to build and run a gaming resort on the grounds of Incheon International Airport in South Korea. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and the Incheon International Airport Corporation announced Monday they have signed a memorandum of...

  • Is London's taxi market overcrowded?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Is London's taxi market overcrowded?

    Ron Zeghibe, executive chairman and founder of HAILO, discusses whether London's competitive market can accommodate the rise of taxi hailing apps and the city's black-cab drivers.

  • Lost in a city? This transport app will be your savior

    Azmat Yusuf, founder of London-based Citymapper, introduces the urban transport app which provides users with real-time information. He also discusses the company's launch in Singapore.

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