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  • FedEx Extends Deal With USPS for $10.5 Billion Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:03 PM ET

    FedEx struck a $10.5 billion deal with the U.S. Postal Service to continue providing domestic air transportation service for Priority and Express Mail.

  • Transportation Earnings Preview: Ford and Boeing Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    Ford and Boeing first quarter earnings will highlight two companies facing serious challenges even as they post strong profits to start the year. Here's what to expect.

  • Boeing Still Unsure What Caused 787 Battery Problems Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    A top Boeing executive said on Tuesday it was too early to determine what caused the problems with the lithium ion batteries on its 787 Dreamliner.

  • Leave Knives, Clubs at Home: TSA Delays Policy Shift Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 9:34 AM ET
    TSA workers at JFK airport

    A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week that would have allowed passengers to carry small knives, bats and other sports equipment onto airliners will be delayed.

  • Major Furlough-Related Flight Delays Avoided...For Now Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    Air travelers experienced delays at some U.S. airports as staff cuts at control towers took effect, but the havoc and hour-long waits regulators had predicted largely failed to materialize.

  • Virgin Given Greenlight to Control Tiger Australia Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:51 PM ET

    Australia's competition regulator has granted Virgin Australia approval to take control of loss-making rival Tiger Australia in a move that will ramp up competition for Qantas Airways.

  • Earnings Preview: Airlines Expected to Soar Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 4:59 PM ET

    This will likely be the most profitable first quarter ever for the airline industry. But expect carriers to warn of potential problems in the second quarter due to sequester cuts.

  • Flight Delays Pile Up Monday After FAA Budget Cuts Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 12:17 PM ET
    Canceled flights due to weather are displayed on a departure monitor at San Francisco International Airport on February 8, 2013.

    It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers as federal budget cuts led to cascading delays along the East Coast Monday morning.

  • Boeing Begins Fixing Dreamliners, Starts with ANA Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 8:52 PM ET
    A grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet operated by United Airlines.

    Boeing on Monday began installing reinforced lithium ion batteries on five grounded 787 jets owned by launch customer All Nippon Airways.

  • Ban on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights Could End Soon Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    United Airlines 787 Dreamliner.

    The top aviation regulator said he expects to decide "very soon" whether to approve Boeing's redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, potentially ending a three-month ban on flights by the high-tech jet.

  • Air Crash Pilot Felt Jet 'Dragged' From Sky Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    The pilot whose Indonesian jet slumped into the sea while trying to land in Bali has described how he felt it "dragged" down by wind while he struggled to regain control.

  • Lion Air Plane Lands in Water in Bali, Passengers Safe Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 6:52 AM ET

    All 108 passengers and crew survived when a Lion Air Boeing 737 missed the runway on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Saturday and landed in shallow water, an airline spokesman and government officials said.

  • Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group's founder and chairman

    Drastic airfare cuts at United in the face of new Virgin America competition is good for consumers, but the kind of thinking that's driven big carriers into bankruptcy, Virgin Group's Richard Branson told CNBC.

  • Texting and Driving? Daydreaming's More Dangerous Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Apparently, you are five times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash because you were "lost in thought" than if you were distracted by the use of some electronic device, according to new research. NBC reports.

  • Airbus Comes to US, Puts More Pressure on Boeing Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    After years of battling Boeing for commercial and military jet orders in the U.S., Airbus is taking the battle to American soil.

  • Fliers More Fed Up Than Ever Before, Study Shows Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.

  • Closures of 149 air traffic control towers, which was a visible sign of the 'sequester' budget cuts, has been postponed until June 15 by the FAA.

  • Airbus Beats Boeing to Top Spot in Jet Orders Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Airbus

    Airbus recaptured the aircraft industry's top spot in the first quarter as U.S. rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet.

  • Cleared for Takeoff: Judge Approves AMR-US Air Merger Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 6:46 PM ET
    A US Airways jet takes-off as an American Airlines Jet is prepped for takeoff at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, June 23, 2008.

    A judge approved AMR's plan to merge with US Airways, a step toward creating the world's largest airline.

  • US Airways CEO: Sometimes I Forget to Turn Off Cell Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    It's not up to the airlines whether passengers should be allowed to keep their devices on during takeoffs and landings, said Doug Parker, who will be CEO of the merged American Airlines.

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