• German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    BERLIN— German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday. MH17 was shot down July 17 over territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, with 298 people killed.

  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. He is on the boards of four companies, including Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Rayonier Inc., a real estate investment trust that owns large swaths of forestland.

  • The lure of fall travel despite rising hotel prices Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As hotels prices rise through fall, travelers are expected to hit the road, lured by new hotels, Ferrari driving packages and upgraded attractions.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday it struck a tentative contract agreement with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, an important step in finalizing a deal with 24,500 U.S.-based stewards at the airline.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 80 or 2.0 percent, to $38.64. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $11.36. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 67 or 1.9 percent, to $34.56.

  • Flight attendants reach tentative deal with AA Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— A flight attendants' union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways. The union said Friday that negotiators reached an agreement with American Airlines Group Inc. with industry-leading terms. Shares of American Airlines fell $1.42, or 3.7 percent, to close at $36.63.

  • Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26 Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    PARIS— Air France pilots are prolonging a walkout that has grounded more than half the airline's flights all week. The SNPL union announced Friday they are extending the strike through Sept. 26.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 56 or 1.4 percent, to $38.88. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.3 percent, to $11.48. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 33 or. 9 percent, to $34.90.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 34 or. 9 percent, to $39.10. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.39. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 34 or 1.0 percent, to $34.89.

  • The link between illegal fishing and piracy Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A trawler moored in Dakar on Jan. 5, 2014.

    Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.

  • Newark airport runway repairs nearing end Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    NEWARK, N.J.— Repairs to a major runway at Newark Liberty International Airport could be more of an annoyance to residents of two New Jersey cities than to air travelers. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the airport's other runways will be available to handle flights. But that means more planes will be flying over Jersey City and Bayonne.

  • Sept 18- JetBlue Airways on Thursday named Robin Hayes, its current president and a former British Airways executive, to succeed Dave Barger as chief executive, sending the airline's shares up in after-market trading.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 18- Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, will sign a contract to build and lease a floating production ship for its giant Libra offshore project this month, company Chief Executive Maria das Gracas Foster said on Thursday.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 50 or 1.3 percent, to $39.44. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 13 or 1.2 percent, to $11.33. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 80 or 2.3 percent, to $35.23.

  • JetBlue's CEO will step down early next year Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:08 PM ET

    JetBlue Airways Corp. CEO Dave Barger will step down in February and be replaced by the company's president, ending months of speculation about leadership at the airline, which is profitable but has lagged its rivals.

  • After record profits, airlines keep adding jobs Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:42 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The number of jobs at U.S. airlines keeps growing— although slowly— as some of them post record profits. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that the nation's passenger airlines employed the equivalent of 386,243 full-time workers in July, up 1.3 percent from the same month last year.

  • Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports the leak Tuesday on the Alaska Airlines 737-700 was traced to a container of lime juice that broke open during a flight from Seattle. Alaska Airlines spokesman Cole Cosgrove says workers first detected the sour-smelling liquid coming from a cargo container.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 42 or 1.1 percent, to $39.36. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.3 percent, to $11.34. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 79 or 2.3 percent, to $35.22.

  • Uber must face lawsuit over tips: Ruling Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    The Uber app on a mobile phone

    Uber must face multiple civil counts, including an allegation the company violated California's unfair competition laws.

  • Sept 18- Mercedes-Benz, the luxury brand of Daimler AG, has received one of the first California licenses for self-driving cars, the company said on Thursday.

Contact Transportation


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More