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  • Google's driverless car can navigate a city Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:03 AM ET
    Google's driverless car.

    Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.

  • OSLO, April 28- Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air has put on hold talks to buy 20 new Dreamliners from Boeing because of a delay in receiving U.S. Department of Transportation approval for its long haul plans, Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos said in a letter.

  • District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said the settlement, which required American to sell takeoff and landing rights at airports in the New York and Washington areas and airport gates in five other cities, was "within the reaches of the public interest." In Washington, the Justice Department's Antitrust Division welcomed the decision.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- At the end of a week that saw the top U.S. airline pilots' union win a ringing victory at JetBlue Airways, the union's head showed his willingness to offer both a carrot and a stick in future dealings with the industry.

  • In August, the U.S. Justice Department sued to block the merger of AMR Corp and US Airways, saying it would hurt consumers by leading to higher airfares. Several states including Arizona and Texas joined the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

  • April 25- Virgin America said on Friday it would offer new flights from Dallas Love Field after it was awarded two gates at that airport by the U.S. Justice Department.

  • SYDNEY, April 25- The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior U.S. defence official told Reuters on Friday, as an underwater search for any trace of the plane's wreckage off west Australia appeared to have failed.

  • SYDNEY, April 25- The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior U.S. defence official told Reuters on Friday, as an underwater search appeared to have failed in finding any trace of the plane's wreckage.

  • *American, Southwest top expectations as JetBlue trails. April 24- American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines posted profits that beat forecasts in the first quarter, even though harsh winter weather prompted many flight cancellations in the seasonally weak period.

  • *Adjusted first quarter EPS 18 cents vs estimate 16 cents. April 24- Southwest Airlines said on Thursday its quarterly that more than doubled as average fares increased and it held down costs. Southwest canceled more than 7,500 flights because of bad weather, reducing revenue by $45 million.

  • April 24- JetBlue Airways Corp on Thursday reported lower quarterly profit that fell short of estimates as higher salaries boosted operating expenses. JetBlue said it canceled 4,100 flights because of severe winter weather, which reduced revenue by about $50 million and profit by about $35 million.

  • SINGAPORE, April 24- The next hacker playground: the open seas- and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet.

  • SINGAPORE, April 24- The next hacker playground: the open seas- and the oil tankers and container vessels that ship 90 percent of the goods moved around the planet.

  • ROME/ MILAN, April 23- An Italian union said on Wednesday that it is willing to enter negotiations to help to meet conditions set by Etihad Airways for investing in Alitalia after talks between the airlines stalled over debt and job cuts.

  • April 23- Delta Air Lines Inc reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit on Wednesday and gave a strong outlook for the current period, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent. Delta "has been outperforming on the revenue front and costs are being kept in line," said Kevin Crissey, an airline analyst with Skyline Research.

  • CAMPINAS, Brazil, April 23- Brazil's third-biggest airline, Azul Linhas Aereas, unveiled plans on Wednesday to add 11 wide-body jets from European planemaker Airbus to start service to the United States. The selection of Airbus planes, first reported on Tuesday by Reuters, is another blow to U.S. rival Boeing Co in Latin America's biggest market.

  • Delta defies winter freeze as profit beats Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Ground crew personnel service Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Delta reported earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, as passengers flocked to the airline in spite of a brutal winter.

  • *Adjusted Q1 profit 33 cents/ share Vs 29 cents estimate. Delta "has been outperforming on the revenue front and costs are being kept in line," said Kevin Crissey, an airline analyst with Skyline Research.

  • *Adjusted Q1 profit 33 cents a share compares with 29 cents estimate. Delta, the third-largest U.S. airline behind American Airlines Group Inc and United Continental Holdings Inc, said gains in business revenue and fees for items such as seat upgrades and baggage would bolster the second quarter.

  • PARIS/ SAO PAULO, April 22- Azul Linhas Aereas, Brazil's third-biggest airline, is set to announce a fleet expansion on Wednesday including an order for its first wide-body aircraft from European planemaker Airbus, according to two people with knowledge of the deal.

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