• ABU DHABI, Feb 2- Etihad Airways and Alitalia are in the final phase of due diligence for a possible investment by the Abu Dhabi carrier in the troubled Italian airline, the companies said on Sunday.

  • Train derailment causes oil spill in Mississippi Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 4:24 PM ET
    A file picture of a Canadian National Railway freight car in Toronto.

    A Canadian National Railway train carrying fuel oil and other hazardous materials derailed and was leaking in southeast Mississippi on Friday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, officials said.

  • How the Super Bowl will manage security Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:18 PM ET
    Transportation Security Administration patrols at Manhattan's Penn Station in the days before the Super Bowl

    Security at the first Super Bowl in the New Jersey/New York area will top that of any event since 9/11.

  • U.S. court throws out air safety rule on fuel cells Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    The ruling was a win for Wilmington, Massachusetts- based Lilliputian Systems Inc, which challenged the regulation. Writing on behalf of a three-judge panel, Judge Judith Rogers said the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration must further explain the justification for the rule, which also applies to crew members.

  • Last year they ferried more than 780,000 barrels of oil a day, or about 10 percent of U.S. production, according to the Association of American Railroads. The cars are more likely to spill their hazardous cargo and catch fire, according to documents dating back to the early 1990 s, when the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board noted their repeated failure.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- The energy boom of the last decade that has boosted oil and gas production in the United States has outpaced the development of critical infrastructure to transport the raw and refined materials, U.S.

  • *UPS prepared to have "great peak season" this year- CFO. Jan 30- United Parcel Service Inc has vowed to avoid a repeat of last year's Christmas holiday season when unexpectedly high volume and huge delays frustrated customers who wanted their packages delivered on time.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- The Department of Energy is continuing to look for ways to mitigate propane shortages in parts of the country that have caused prices of the heating oil to reach record highs, U.S.

  • UPDATE 1-UPS Q4 profit in line, sees a stronger 2014 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    Jan 30- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday posted fourth-quarter profit that met expectations as a surge in online shopping just before Christmas led to late deliveries and higher costs, but it forecast a stronger year ahead.

  • Australia coal ports shut as cyclone intensifies Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    *Coal ports close as cyclone zeroes in on Queensland state. SYDNEY, Jan 30- Industrial ports have closed along Australia's Queensland coast as a cyclone strengthens offshore, bringing some of the world's largest coal shipping operations to a halt, port officials said on Thursday.

  • US, Canada team up to avoid deadly train wrecks Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    Firefighters battle blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013.

    US and Canadian officials are seeking for more stringent measures to prevent "a major loss of life" from oil train wrecks.

  • Silicon Valley firms to pay shuttle fee amid backlash Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    San Francisco's transportation agency agreed to charge tech companies $1 every time one of their commuter shuttles uses a public bus stop.

  • Another 787 problem: Fuel leak delays flight Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 6:00 PM ET
    Boeing 787 Dreamliner

    Discount airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA said on Tuesday that a fuel leak on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner caused a flight to be delayed by 19 hours.

  • Chart of the Day: Port of Los Angeles floats high Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A tug boat moves into position with the Hyundia Force container ship at the Port of Los Angeles, in California.

    Some $262.27 billion in goods moved through the Port of Los Angeles during the first 11 months of 2013, a report shows.

  • Windows for drones? One start-up is dreaming big Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    A Predator drone, operated by the U.S. Office of Air and Marine, near the Mexican border.

    Los Angeles-based start-up DreamHammer has created Ballista, which aims to become the Windows or Android of unmanned aerial systems.

  • Smoke seen coming from Boeing 787 battery: Japan Air Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Boeing headquarters in Chicago.

    Japan Airlines said a maintenance crew at Narita Airport discovered smoke coming from the main battery of one of its Boeing 787 jets.

  • 'I'm sorry to tell you we landed at the wrong airport' Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    The Southwest plane was supposed to land at the nearby Branson Airport on Sunday evening, but instead landed at Clark Airport, also known as Taney County Airport, which has a much shorter runway than at Branson, about 7 miles away.

    Federal officials are investigating why a Southwest jet carrying 124 passengers landed at the wrong airport near Branson, Missouri.

  • Airbus heading back to number 1 in deliveries: CEO Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    Fabrice Bregier, chief executive officer of Airbus

    The president and CEO of Airbus has told CNBC that the planemaker will be back at the number one slot in terms of aircraft deliveries.

  • Is this the new battleground for carmakers? Saturday, 11 Jan 2014 | 8:51 AM ET
    Mercedes Benz C-Class sedan

    "We are entering a new era," Mercedes-Benz development chief Thomas Weber said.

  • By the numbers: Behind the Bridgegate bridge Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Vehicles at the toll plaza of the George Washington Bridge on December 17, 2013 in Ft. Lee, New Jersey.

    Driving from NJ to NYC means crossing the George Washington Bridge onto the worst U.S. highway where drivers spend an average of six days in traffic.

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