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April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported a 10 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by higher shipments in its agriculture business. Revenue rose to $607.4 million from $552.8 million, while revenue at the company's agriculture business jumped 40 percent.
The number of trains carrying crude oil is increasing and so is the number of spills, exposing a world of secrecy around these operations.
April 15- For business flyers like Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available. The issue: in March, the airline stopped offering upgrades for flights between New York and Los Angeles, San Francisco or Seattle.
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Wireless Internet access in the sky is taking off, promising better connections for travelers and a bonanza for companies that sell the systems.
NEW YORK/ HAMBURG, April 14- Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.
Dubai International, which handled 66.4 million passengers in 2013, making it the world's second busiest airport for international passenger traffic after London's Heathrow, will cut flights by 26 percent for an 80- day period, Dubai's airports authority said on Sunday.
ABU DHABI, April 13- State-owned Abu Dhabi Ports Co expects a surge in shipping traffic towards the end of this year as work on major infrastructure projects in the United Arab Emirates capital gathers pace, the company's chief executive said.
A sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed in the Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days.
Key senators offered announced an outline of a new measure that would pour an additional $16 billion a year into the Highway Trust Fund.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 11- Malaysia's government has begun investigating civil aviation and military authorities to determine why opportunities to identify and track Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 were missed in the chaotic hours after it vanished, two officials said.
*Libya oil guards take control of Hariga port, Zueitina pending. NEW YORK, April 10- Global crude oil prices slipped on Thursday on both sides of the Atlantic, pressured by weaker economic data from China as well as the prospect of a rebound in oil exports from Libya.
WASHINGTON, April 10- U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.
HAMBURG, April 10- Ever fancied seeing your name in lights as you boarded a plane? Exhibitors at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg demonstrated these ideas and more as they sought to win airline customers with new seats, lighting and entertainment systems.
*Boeing, Airbus to benefit from low cost carriers boom. BEIJING, April 10- The chairman of Spring Airlines requires his employees to use both sides of a sheet of paper before throwing it away and even removed most of the bulbs lighting the corridor to his office- all part of his quest to save money.
The annexation of Crimea carries hidden costs that could hurt an already struggling Russian economy.
April 9- Searchers have time and tide against them as they narrow the hunt for a missing Malaysian Airlines jet using final "pings" from flight recorders soon to fall silent.
VANCOUVER, April 9- Just over a year ago, Canadian trucking firm Bison Transport took a bet on a potentially game changing technology, buying 15 big rigs powered by liquefied natural gas. After 14 months on the road, though, the Winnipeg- based company has found that the reality- at least initially- is less rosy.
WASHINGTON, April 8- The United States should strengthen a century-old law designed to protect the domestic shipping industry, rather than relax it under pressure from the energy industry, the chair of the Senate Energy Committee said on Tuesday.
The US said that GM had not met an April 3 deadline to respond to the NHTSA's request for information about its recall.
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