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  • MADRID, Oct 30- The Spanish government has decided to postpone its plans to privatise airport operator Aena with a $10 billion public share offer, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. The sale of a 49 percent stake in the world's biggest airports operator had promised to be the largest initial public offering in Europe this year.

  • *Q3 adjusted profit $0.12/ shr vs est $0.09/ shr. Q3 revenue up 21 pct to $4.91 bln vs est $4.81 bln. Oct 30- Bombardier Inc, a Canadian plane and train maker, on Thursday reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings as aircraft deliveries shot up nearly 60 percent.

  • Oct 30- Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc reported a better-than-expected profit in the third quarter as the number of aircraft it delivered shot up nearly 60 percent. After hiking the estimated cost of the program by $1 billion to $4.4 billion in February, test flights were halted in May after an engine failed during tests. Revenue from the...

  • Next up for Uber? Maybe Fiji, Greenland, Siberia Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    Travis Kalanick CNBC Next 25

    Travis Kalanick, Uber founder and CEO, tells CNBC the controversial car service may head to towns as small as 20,000 people.

  • The 14- story Antares rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off from the Wallops Flight Facility at 6:22 p.m. on Tuesday but burst into flames moments later, the first disaster since NASA turned to private operators to run cargo to the space station. Orbital Sciences stock fell 15.9 percent to $25.54 on Wednesday. The loss of the supply...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 29- Canada has issued an emergency order to railways detailing how many handbrakes they must set on unattended trains to prevent deadly runaways, and will hire new staff to conduct an "audit blitz" of rail companies' safety systems. The announcement on Wednesday came in response to the Canadian Transportation Safety Board's final report in August on...

  • PARIS, Oct 29- Air France-KLM said it would limit investments and accelerate cost controls next year to mop up the remaining impact of a recent pilots' strike that helped slash its operating profit by more than half in the third quarter. The Franco-Dutch airline group said on Wednesday its revenue fell 6.7 percent in the third quarter to 6.695 billion euros, while...

  • Beijing subway fares poised to double Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 11:09 PM ET
    Chinese commuters crowd onto a subway car on the metro during rush hour in Beijing, China.

    Beijing has warned users that subway fare increases could more than double the cost of an average commute. The Financial Times reports.

  • LIMA, Oct 28- Hundreds of indigenous community members took control of a small Amazonian airport inside Peru's biggest oil block, tribal leaders said on Tuesday, part of a dispute with Argentine energy firm Pluspetrol and the government over pollution and use of local resources. The airport, in the district of Andoas in Peru's northern region of Loreto, was...

  • Oct 28- An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. The 14- story rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off its seaside launch pad at the Wallops Flight...

  • The cause of the accident was not immediately known, said NASA mission commentator Dan Huot. NASA launch control said damage appeared to be limited to the launch facility and rocket. Virginia- based Orbital Sciences is one of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the station after the space shuttles were retired.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- The U.S. Department of Transportation said on Tuesday it is looking into a complaint that Delta Airlines Inc used "unfair and deceptive practices" to block development of a second major airport near Atlanta. The agency's action comes in response to a complaint filed by county commissioners and a private group trying to develop commercial air...

  • The cause of the accident was not immediately known, said NASA mission commentator Dan Huot. NASA said there were no injuries. Virginia- based Orbital Sciences is one of two companies hired by NASA to fly cargo to the station after the space shuttles were retired.

  • LIMA, Oct 28- Indigenous protesters took control of a small airport in the Peruvian Amazon near the country's biggest oil block, tribal leaders said on Tuesday, part of a dispute with Argentine energy firm Pluspetrol and the government over pollution and use of local resources. The airport, in the district of Andoas in Peru's northern region of Loreto, was...

  • DETROIT, Oct 28- AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto retail group, has stopped selling cars equipped with Takata Corp air bags involved in a massive global recall involving more than 16 million vehicles, Chief Executive Mike Jackson said on Tuesday. While AutoNation is the largest U.S. automotive dealer group, it currently has fewer than 400 used cars equipped...

  • Saudi budget carrier flynas suspends long-haul services Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:44 PM ET

    RIYADH, Oct 28- Saudi Arabia's first and only budget airline, flynas, has suspended long-haul flights because profits on the routes did not meet expectations, chief executive Raja Azmi said on Tuesday. In April this year, flynas said its growth strategy would focus on developing long-haul flights to five or six new destinations including London, Manchester,...

  • Windowless airplane lets you fly in the clouds Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    In this concept, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) lines the cabin with curved high-definition screens. Cameras mounted on the aircraft's exterior then pipe in video that make it look like the walls are see-through.

    An innovative concept airplane allows everyone to have a window seat...and yet nobody has a window seat, reports the Today Show.

  • BANGKOK, Oct 28- Loss-making Thai Airways International Pcl said on Tuesday it was confident it would post a net profit in the fourth quarter due to an increase in advance bookings and a pick up in the tourism industry. Thai Airways has yet to give any guidance about its third-quarter earnings. Thai Airways said it expects its cabin factor, or the number of seats...

  • After a series of perceived failures at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, David Friedman, who has served this year as acting head of the agency, is not expected to be tapped by the Obama administration for the job, the source said. The agency has been sharply criticized for responding slowly to repeated red flags of a deadly ignition...

  • Shares in TNT Express hit lows after Q3 loss Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A TNT delivery truck near Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Shares in TNT Express, one of Europe's largest package delivery companies, slumped to all-time lows after the company reported a 56 million euro loss.

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