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WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that an airline customer cannot sue after being thrown out of a frequent flyer program. On a 9-0 vote, the court said Rabbi Binyomin Ginsberg cannot pursue his claims against Northwest Airlines Corp, which ceased operations in 2010 after merging with Delta Air Lines Inc.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIAL FAULTS OIL TRADE GROUP FOR FAILING TO SHARE OIL-BY-RAIL DATA.
"The technology exists now to do it, but it is not clear how practical it would be," Tony Tyler, director general and chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, told reporters at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur.
March 31- The Asiana Airlines Inc flight that crashed in San Francisco in July, killing three passengers, was likely because the pilots were flying dangerously slow and a warning system that should have alerted them was inadequate, according to conclusions drawn by the airline and reported in documents released by U.S. investigators on Monday.
March 31- An Illinois judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. law firm's motion to obtain evidence of possible design and manufacturing defects from Boeing Co and Malaysian Airline System in connection with the disappearance of flight MH370 three weeks earlier.
Wal-Mart unveiled a futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie.
March 31- New York state joined New York City in suing FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by delivering untaxed cigarettes, but the company said customer privacy prevented it from checking packages without reason.
March 31- Logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by weak demand for air freight as customers opt for slower, but cheaper, modes of shipping. Air freight volumes fell 0.4 percent in North America last year, according to the International Air Transport Association.
March 31- Logistics company UTi Worldwide Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by weak demand for air freight. Net loss attributable to UTi Worldwide narrowed to $50.7 million, or 48 cents per share, for the quarter ended Jan. 31 from $142.8 million, or $1.38 per share, a year earlier.
March 31- New York state joined New York City in suing package delivery company FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by illegally delivering contraband cigarettes to people's homes.
*Business travelers splash out on New York- London route. ATLANTA, March 30,- Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly merged American Airlines Group is fighting back.
*Libya struggling with progress three years after Gadaffi ouster. TRIPOLI, March 30- When a militia holding Libya's eastern ports loaded a North Korean-flagged tanker with oil earlier this month, the Libyan parliament sacked its own prime minister and turned to U.S. commandos to bring its cargo back.
TORONTO, March 28- Canadian National Railway Co and the union representing its conductors, yard workers, and traffic coordinators have agreed to start an arbitration process that ensures their most recent contract dispute will not lead to a strike at Canada's largest rail operator.
General Motors expanded its recall to include all model years of its Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky cars.
CARACAS, March 28- Venezuela's government will allow foreign airlines to repatriate $3.8 billion in ticket sales revenues that had been stuck inside the country due to currency controls, Venezuela's airline industry association said on Friday.
March 28- American Eagle Airlines will shrink its fleet and will lose the opportunity to fly larger regional jets that its parent American Airlines Group has ordered after its pilots rejected a concessionary labor contract, the subsidiary said on Friday.
An analysis of Square data, reflecting a wide swath of transactions, found the stingiest and most generous tippers in America.
*Close watch on capability, especially U.S. Navy P8. PERTH/ SYDNEY, Australia, March 28- The pot-bellied silhouette of a Chinese Il-76 military transport plane appeared in the sky over Perth International Airport just as the U.S. naval officer was explaining how he guards his cutting-edge surveillance plane.
An internal review by Chris Christie's lawyers into the "Bridgegate" scandal cleared the New Jersey governor of wrongdoing and blamed key staffers.
*Also orders 14 Dreamliners, 30 single-aisle Airbus jets. March 27- ANA Holdings Inc restored Boeing Co's momentum in a Japanese market it has long dominated by ordering 20 new generation 777 X wide-body jets after a stinging defection by Japan Airlines Co last year to rival Airbus Group NV.
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