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  • I'd always hated airline stocks, but no more: pro Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    An American Airlines plane (left) and a USAirways jetliner at Dallas-Fort Worth.

    Stock picker Martin Sass told CNBC that airlines "are in a seminal change to profitability, finally." He likes one stock in particular.

  • Chrysler earnings jump 16%, give boost to Fiat Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 5:38 AM ET

    Chrysler posted a 16 percent rise in second-quarter earnings and its CEO said he expects stronger numbers in the second half—though results are still expected to miss targets.

  • Boeing names a new chief engineer for 787 Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 9:38 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner being built in Everett, Wash.

    Boeing named a new chief engineer for its troubled 787 Dreamliner as part of a management shake-up in its commercial airplane division.

  • Billionaire joins battle for NASA launch pad Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    Space Shuttle Discovery atop the crawler transporter from the vehicle assembly building to Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Billionaire Jeff Bezos joined the space race when he backed Blue Origin, a previously low-profile company that is now waiting to hear if it can take over a former NASA launch pad.

  • Boeing's earnings expected to soar with Dreamliner Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 10:23 AM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner being built in Everett, Wash.

    Despite all the headlines about issues with the 787, the steady increase in production and deliveries underlines the strength in commercial planes.

  • Celebrity jet chefs cook for the style-high club Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | 1:00 AM ET
    Duff Goldman

    The private aviation company SMART JETS is trying to differentiate its service by offering clients something more, something you won't find flying commercial.

  • Booking a $500,000 flight? There's an app for that Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Last month, a wealthy Middle Eastern family paid $500,000 to charter a private jet. What was unusual was the way the family booked: through an Iphone app.

  • 787 fire: Investigators focus on key component Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 3:48 PM ET
    An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London on July 12, 2013.

    Three days after a fire aboard an Ethiopian Airways Dreamliner, investigators are focused on what role the plane's emergency locating transmitter may have played in the fire.

  • Despite fire, airlines flying Boeing Dreamliner Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    Another 787 has caught fire and once again as investigators look for the cause, airlines around the world continue to fly their Boeing planes.

  • Airlines to soar this summer as profits surprise Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Airline stocks such are set to soar on better-than-expected earnings as consumer confidence increases, capacity continues to come offline and fuel costs remain tame.

  • Boeing Dreamliner fire investigation gets under way Saturday, 13 Jul 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Investigators started work on Saturday to establish the cause of a fire on a Boeing Dreamliner at London's Heathrow airport.

  • UPS lowers earnings outlook, cites slowing economy Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    A UPS driver loads packages to be delivered onto a dolly from a United Parcel Service (UPS) all-electric vehicle in Sacramento, California, U.S.,

    UPS estimated second-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, hurt by overcapacity in the global air freight market and a slowing U.S. industrial economy.

  • Airline Report Card: How Bad Is Your Carrier? Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    U.S.-based airlines landed fewer flights on time in May compared with the same time last year, according to numbers from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

  • How Ugly, Polluting Buses Can Drive Future Cities Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    View of the "TransMilenio" express bus system and private cars in Bogata, Colombia.

    Urban buses of the emerging world have a bad reputation for choking pollution, which they no longer deserve. In fact, they could be future cities' best hope.

  • NTSB Focuses on Final Minutes Before Plane Crash Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:01 PM ET

    As of Tuesday, the NTSB had interviewed two of the four pilots who were on Asiana 214. But, has yet to interview Lee Gang-guk, the pilot at the controls.

  • Train Crash Spurs Rail vs. Pipeline Debate Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:45 PM ET
    Firefighters battle blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013.

    The catastrophic crash of an oil-laden freight train in a small Quebec town will bring more scrutiny to the railroad industry and may boost the case for pipeline development.

  • Korean culture may offer clues in Asiana crash Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    As the investigation of the SF airline crash shifts to what happened inside the cockpit, a question is emerging: What role did Korean culture play?

  • Boeing Safety Features May Have Saved Passengers Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    The design of the Boeing 777, as well as broader aircraft safety advancements, may have helped passengers survive the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash in San Francisco.

  • NTSB Investigators Focus on Pilot Role in Crash Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 1:43 PM ET
    A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing.

    New questions are being raised about the training of pilots for fast growing foreign airlines as federal crash investigators prepare to interview the pilots of Asiana Flight 214.

  • Captain of Crashed Asiana Plane Was 'in Training' Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    The pilot of the plane that crash-landed on the runway in San Francisco was still training on the Boeing 777 and had never landed one at that airport, the airline said Monday.

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