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  • *Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday, airport police said, adding that passengers and crew were safe.

  • HIJACKER OF ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PLANE AT GENEVA AIRPORT HELD, SITUATION "UNDER CONTROL", NO INJURIES- AIRPORT POLICE.

  • GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked Ethiopian Airlines flight landed at Geneva's international airport on Monday, but it was not immediately clear who had seized the plane or if any demands had been made.

  • GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked aircraft landed at Geneva's international airport early on Monday, an airport spokesman said without giving details of the flight.

  • Feb 14- Greece- based chemical transportation company Stalwart Tankers Inc filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The company, which operates a fleet of over 1,000 mid-size stainless steel tankers, listed Jefferies LLC, Wells Fargo Securities and Global Hunter Securities as lead underwriters.

  • Feb 14- Republic Airways Holdings Inc said on Friday that it reached a tentative accord for a four-year labor contract with the Teamsters union, which represents more than 2,200 pilots at its Republic, Chautauqua and Shuttle America regional airline subsidiaries.

  • Feb 14- Republic Airways Holdings Inc said on Friday that it reached a tentative accord for a four-year labor contract with the Teamsters union, which represents more than 2,200 pilots at its Republic, Chautauqua and Shuttle America regional airline subsidiaries.

  • *Containers cheap to Asia due to its consumer goods exports. LONDON, Feb 14- Food importers in Asia are switching from dry bulk cargo ships to container vessels, which normally carry goods such as toys and TVs, as they offer a way to import smaller amounts and can be cheaper per tonne.

  • Feb 13- American Airlines Group will start looking for other carriers to operate new regional jets from Embraer after labor leaders at its American Eagle Airlines subsidiary's pilots' union rejected a concessionary labor contract, the unit's president said in a note to staff on Thursday.

  • Another train carrying crude oil derails Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    Derailed Norfolk Southern train in western Pennsylvania, Thursday morning, February 13, 2014

    A train carrying crude oil derailed in Vandergrift in western Pennsylvania on Thursday, the company confirmed.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- A 120- car Norfolk Southern Corp train carrying heavy Canadian crude oil derailed and spilled in western Pennsylvania on Thursday, adding to a string of recent accidents that have prompted calls for stronger safety standards.

  • OSLO, Feb 13- Norwegian Air, Europe's third-biggest budget airline, reported smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter losses on Thursday and said it ordered another four Boeing 787 Dreamliners as it expands its fledgling long-haul business.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 13- Embraer SA, the world's largest maker of regional aircraft, clinched its first major Indian deal for 50 jets valued at $2.94 billion from start-up Indian domestic carrier Air Costa. The deal is a boost for Embraer, which met its delivery targets for its commercial and executive segments last year after a surge in sales in the fourth quarter.

  • CALGARY, Feb 12- Canadian National Railway is charging shippers more to transport crude oil in older tank cars, one of the first signs that rail operators are actively discouraging use of the type of cars involved in several dramatic explosions.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. business and labor leaders urged Congress on Wednesday to raise the federal gasoline tax to prevent a fund that pays for road and bridge projects from running out of money as early as September.

  • Feb 12- Air Canada said on Wednesday it expected weakness in the Canadian dollar and adverse weather conditions to weigh on results in the current quarter, news that sent its shares sinking as much as 20 percent in morning trading. A fall in the Canadian dollar hurts Air Canada as the airline makes its major purchases, such as planes and fuel, in U.S. dollars.

  • Feb 12- Air Canada, the country's largest carrier, said it expected weakness in the Canadian dollar and adverse weather conditions to hurt its core earnings in the current quarter. Air Canada reported core earnings of C $145 million in the first quarter of 2013..

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- Responding to a public outcry after U.S. regulators said they would consider allowing passengers to make cellphone calls during flights, lawmakers on a House of Representatives panel on Tuesday overwhelmingly advanced a bill to ban such calls.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • ISTANBUL, Feb 11- A 22 billion euro project to build a third airport in Istanbul will be delayed for at least 10 months after a Turkish court sought further investigation into its environmental impact, a group challenging the project said.

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