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  • April 8- American Airlines Group on Tuesday said flight cancellations due to bad weather hurt its first-quarter results, joining other carriers that blamed the weather for a drag on business during the period.

  • April 8- American Airlines Group on Tuesday said flight cancellations because of bad weather hurt first-quarter results. The carrier canceled more than 34,000 flights in the first three months of this year, reducing quarterly revenue by about $115 million and operating profit by about $60 million.

  • Hunt for missing jet now most expensive search ever Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 8:24 AM ET
    Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion co-pilot Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie flies the plane while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, over the Indian Ocean on March 31, 2014.

    Since the disappearance of jet MH370 on March 8, the cost of the hunt for Malaysia Airlines airplanes has reached $44 million and is ongoing.

  • *Lufthansa and pilots union VC to meet on Thursday. Lufthansa says no new offer on table. FRANKFURT, April 8- German airline Lufthansa said it would meet with its pilots' union on Thursday to discuss union demands for an early retirement scheme and higher pay but had not revised its offer.

  • Researchers at Wichita State and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical universities who conducted the study said airlines delivered their best performance in 2013 in the 23- year history of the quality rating.

  • ABU DHABI, April 7- Etihad Airways is still negotiating commercial terms for a potential investment in Alitalia and is close to extending its partnership with Air Berlin, the chief executive of the Abu Dhabi airline said on Monday.

  • ABU DHABI, April 7- Etihad Airways' chief executive said on Monday that the airline was close to sealing the next phase of its partnership with Air Berlin and that it was still in due diligence over a possible tie-up with Alitalia.

  • SHANGHAI, April 7- Chinese banks are stuck in a lose-lose legal battle between domestic shipyards and foreign buyers over billions of dollars in refund guarantees that are supposed to be paid out if shipbuilders fail to deliver on time.

  • Some airlines now use satellite-based voice and text communications, but these are not mandatory and may require a subscription that Malaysia Airlines had not signed up for, according to officials investigating the loss of Flight MH370. MH370 disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in the early hours of March 8.

  • Pressure increases for plane tracking after MH370 Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Some airlines now use satellite-based voice and text communications, but these are not mandatory and may require a subscription that Malaysia Airlines had not signed up for, according to officials investigating the loss of Flight MH370. MH370 disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in the early hours of March 8.

  • Oil well firm starting 'colleges' for training Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Simulator oil derrick training at NOV's technical college in Houston

    Facing a constant shortage of workers, a Houston firm launched an internal training program costing $50 million a year with a big payoff.

  • Say hello to Wal-Mart's futuristic truck Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Wal-Mart’s futuristic truck unveiled Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Wal-Mart unveiled a futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie.

  • General Motors recalling 824,000 more small cars Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 5:42 PM ET

    General Motors expanded its recall to include all model years of its Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky cars.

  • The worst tippers live here… Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    An analysis of Square data, reflecting a wide swath of transactions, found the stingiest and most generous tippers in America.

  • Christie's lawyer clears governor of 'Bridgegate' Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    An internal review by Chris Christie's lawyers into the "Bridgegate" scandal cleared the New Jersey governor of wrongdoing and blamed key staffers.

  • ANA bulks up on Boeing jets in biggest-ever order Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 2:34 AM ET
    Boeing 767 jet.

    Japan's ANA placed its biggest order of 70 new planes, including 20 Boeing 777-9X wide-body jets in a move bringing relief to the U.S. planemaker.

  • Here are the world's best airports Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport with not a single U.S. facility making the top 10.

  • Feds warn pilots not to land at wrong airport Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    The National Transportation Safety Board took the time to remind pilots of the need to make it to the proper destination.

  • Commuter train derails at Chicago airport Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    An eight-car Chicago Transit Authority train continued through the end of the platform and struck the escalators leading to the terminals at O'Hare International Airport on March 24, 2014.

    An eight-car commuter train derailed early Monday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, after it failed to stop at an underground station.

  • Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Many states have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads. More bad weather could send costs higher.

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