• Could the West Coast port strike cancel Christmas? Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Workers at the Port of Los Angeles

    One retailer's worries show how the ongoing West Coast dock labor troubles are affecting the outlook for sales.

  • Nov 21- American Airlines Group Inc subsidiary Envoy Air plans to transfer at least 50 Embraer 145 aircraft to other regional carriers beginning in early 2015 in a move that will lead to job cuts, according to an internal letter reviewed by Reuters. One of American's other regional subsidiaries, Piedmont Airlines, will receive at least 20 of the transferred...

  • DETROIT, Nov 21- Ford Motor Co said on Friday its 2015 F-150 aluminum-intensive pickup truck, the most important model in its latest lineup, will get 5 to 29 percent better fuel economy than its previous versions. The Chrysler LLC Group's Ram 1500 3- liter V6 with a diesel engine, which it called EcoDiesel, gets 28 mpg on the highway, 20 mpg in city driving and a combined...

  • How the West Coast port strife affects retailers   Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    How the West Coast port strife affects retailers

    The ongoing labor strife at West Coast ports is putting pressure on retailers, such as GameStop and Ann Taylor, who need speedy access to the billions of dollars worth of imports that come in through the docks.

  • How e-retailers make sure gifts come on time Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    Nothing matters for e-commerce companies if deliveries show up after Christmas, but more services are helping to ensure consumers don't get grumpy.

  • Uber's big screwup   Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:08 AM ET
    Uber's big screwup

    Leaked documents obtained by Business Insider give an inside look at financial statistics at Uber. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on the leak, as well as Emil Michael's journalist remarks.

  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    "Revenue from the ticket is barely covering costs these days," Uwe Klenovsky, Commercial Director of Thomas Cook Airlines, said at the CAPA World Aviation Summit in Antwerp. Airlines have been reluctant to publish all fares on all distribution channels, often keeping the lowest prices on their own websites, rather than eroding margins further by paying their GDS...

  • Employers decry 'break' in West Coast port talks Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:23 AM ET
    A Crowley Maritime Corp. tugboat prepares to guide the MOL Endurance Container ship out of its berth at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.

    Negotiations over a new contract for dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports took an unexpected turn, as employers decried the "extended break" in talks.

  • After-hours buzz: Gamestop, Hertz, Gap & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's after-hours buzz: Gamestop, Hertz, Gap & more.

  • Hertz names Icahn-backed candidate as CEO Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    John Tague in 2003

    Sources familiar with the search have said that a number of funds were pushing for a different candidate, former Dollar Thrifty CEO Scott Thompson.

  • Drones near airports a real danger: Aviation pro Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    A Virgin Atlantic plane taxis past a Delta plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in N.Y.

    Recent close calls between airplanes and drones near a New York City airport are raising concerns about passenger safety.

  • Uber hires privacy czar and launches audit Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gestures as he speaks during the Institute of Directors annual convention in London, Oct. 3, 2014.

    Uber has hired a law firm to audit its handling of customer data after a week full of data-related controversies, NBC reports.

  • Seattle city council member arrested in wage-hike protest Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:08 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Nov 19- A Seattle City Council member was among four people arrested late on Wednesday outside Alaska Airlines offices in the suburb of SeaTac during a protest over what organizers say was the carrier's opposition to a voter-backed $15 minimum wage. "Alaska Airlines supports fair-wage jobs and voluntarily increased wages in April for more than 1,000...

  • Nov 19- JetBlue Airways Corp announced new checked baggage fees on Wednesday and plans to stuff more seats into its aircraft, prompting praise from Wall Street, but a chorus of criticism from consumers. They had widely expected changes at JetBlue once it was announced two months ago that president Robin Hayes would take over as chief executive in February.

  • NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Nov 19- The chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle rejected arguments by U.S. airlines and unions that his efforts to build a low-cost, long-haul airline serving the United States would undermine U.S. wages and working standards. A round-trip flight from New York to London in December costs as little as $483 on Norwegian, compared with $835 on...

  • Pilots report sighting drones flying near JFK Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:27 PM ET

    One of the pilots saw a drone not for far from the JFK airport at approximately 400 feet high, NBC 4 reported.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated transportation expert Mark Rosekind to lead the top U.S. auto safety regulator, which has come under criticism this year for a perceived slow response to major scandals. Rosekind, if confirmed by the Senate, would come to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after spending the past...

  • Rosekind, if confirmed by the Senate, would come to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after spending the past four years as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, the agency that investigates major transportation accidents.

  • DUBAI, Nov 19- Ford Motor Co's drive to make its sport utility vehicles and other models lighter to save fuel and boost performance will not be delayed by a recent drop in oil prices, Executive Chairman Bill Ford said on Wednesday. Ford is in the United Arab Emirates to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Mustang sports car, which was cut in six pieces and...

  • BERLIN, Nov 19- The German government has quietly scrapped plans to look into partly privatising railway operator Deutsche Bahn after a Reuters report week prompted a backlash from members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition. The SPD-run economy ministry insisted on a change in the wording, Deputy Finance Minister Johannes Geismann said in a...

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