• JAL Seeks Compensation From Boeing for 787 Woes Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 8:29 AM ET
    Japan Airlines

    Japan Airlines said it will talk to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner, adding that the idling of its jets would cost it nearly $8 million.

  • Japan's Autos Are Finally Shrugging Off China Blues Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    Japanese automobile giant Honda disappointed markets with a trimmed forecast for 2013 this week, but the negative number masks signs of a recovery for the automaker and the rest of the nation's battered sector, said analysts.

  • ANA Investors Look Past Dreamliner's Woes Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:01 PM ET

    All Nippon Airways, Asia's top airline by revenue, has cancelled close to 850 flights over a 4-week period and rescheduled more than 82,000 passengers due to the grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet with undiagnosed battery problems.

  • Boeing CEO: 'We Will Get the 787 Back in Service' Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:52 PM ET

    Nearly two weeks after the FAA grounded the 787 Dreamliner, the company's chief exec is confident they will get the beleaguered line of planes back in the air.

  • Chrysler Earnings Jumps on Higher Sales Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    In another sign of its turnaround, Chrysler said its profit jumped to $1.7 billion in 2012 as sales rose 18 percent.

  • Toyota Motor will recall 1.1 million cars globally for defects, including 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles in the United States to fix airbags that could be deployed inadvertently, the automaker said on Wednesday.

  • Obama Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Leaving Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Ray LaHood, U.S. secretary of transportation

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the only Republican still left in President Barack Obama's first-term Cabinet, says he plans to leave the Obama administration.

  • Mississippi River Blocked After Barge Hits Bridge Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:58 PM ET
    Oil spills out of a barge near Vicksburg, Miss. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013.

    The lower Mississippi River was partly shut to ship traffic as cleanup crews skimmed oily water Monday, a day after a barge with more than 80,000 gallons of oil struck a railroad bridge near Vicksburg, Miss., spreading a sheen of light crude.

  • ANA Cancels Another 379 Dreamliner Flights Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:51 PM ET

    All Nippon Airways, which has the biggest fleet of Dreamliner jets, on Saturday cancelled 379 flights scheduled for Feb. 1-18, almost doubling the number of its cancellations since one of the planes made an emergency landing.

  • Flight Cancellations Top 450 for All Nippon Airways Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 9:49 PM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner airplane for All Nippon Airways

    All Nippon Airways, which has the biggest fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, on Friday canceled another 78 flights scheduled for January 29 to 31 - bringing total cancellations at the Japanese carrier since one of the planes made an emergency landing on January 16 to 459.

  • Brace for Prolonged Grounding of Dreamliner Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.

  • The damaged battery case from a fire aboard a Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane at Logan International Airport in Boston is displayed inside an investigation lab at National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Headquarters in Washington, DC.

    One whistleblower is adamant about his fear about the use of lithium-ion batteries on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, saying they could "explode."

  • Union Pacific Rides the Shale Boom: Exec Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 11:41 AM ET
    FILE- This Thursday, July 12, 2012, file photo,  shows a Union Pacific Railroad restored passenger train in Eugene, Ore.  Union Pacific said Thursday, July 19, 2012, that its second-quarter net income surged 28 percent, as the nation's largest railroad collected higher prices and fuel surcharges and handled slightly more cargo. Its shares rose 3 percent by midday. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Kevin Clark, File)

    Union Pacific's decline in coal shipments is being partially offset by the shale boom and price increases, CFO Rob Knight told CNBC.

  • 'Never Say Never' on Bag Fees: Southwest CEO Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:27 AM ET
    Southwest airplanes on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

    Southwest Airlines could change its policy of not charging baggage fees at some point, CEO Gary Kelly said on CNBC.

  • Cramer: Add Some Locomotion to Your Portfolio Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    With railroads chugging higher, Jim Cramer recommends a novel way to harness the runaway bull.

  • Transportation Secretary, Ray LaHood is making it clear the Federal Aviation Administration will not rush to lift the grounding of Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

  • American Airlines Unveils New Look Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    American Airlines unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes.

    American Airlines' bold, bright new livery is drawing praise and criticism as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy and ponders a merger with US Airways.

  • Unclear When Boeing 787 Will Fly Again: US Official Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner airplane for All Nippon Airways

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Friday that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet will not fly again until authorities are "1,000 percent sure" it is safe.

  • ANA and Japan Airlines Co. (JAL), the world's largest users of Boeing Co. 787 jets, grounded their entire fleet of Dreamliners in the biggest blow yet to the troubled passenger jet's image.

    One day after the FAA and aviation authorities around the world grounded the 787 Dreamliner, essentially saying it is not safe to fly, Boeing customers are standing by the beleaguered plane.

  • Airbus Beaten by Boeing as Orders Plunge Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 4:50 AM ET
    The Airbus Tianjin factory in Tianjin, northern China.

    Europe's Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in orders and surrendered its crown as the world's largest planemaker to Boeing last year, but predicted improvements in both orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines seek to reduce fuel costs.

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