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  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $44.24. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $13.60. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 77 or 2.0 percent, to $39.28.

  • Nov 26- Puerto Rico's public transit system will shut down on Monday if lawmakers do not increase a tax on oil, the U.S. commonwealth's Government Development Bank said, in what would be a major escalation of the island's debt crisis. The possible shutdown of Puerto Rico's buses and commuter train services threatens a fragile economy and would be a further blow to...

  • Colombians protest ban on ride-share company Uber Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:32 PM ET

    BOGOTA, Colombia— Furious taxi drivers and loyal users of Uber are butting heads over Colombia's new ban on the ride-sharing company. Amid threats of a strike by yellow taxis who consider cars affiliated with Uber to be "pirates," the Transportation Ministry this week declared illegal all smartphone applications that facilitate the hiring of cabs that aren't...

  • Puerto Rico transit network set to shut down Monday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    The commonwealth's Government Development Bank says the transit system can't make payroll without a tax increase.

  • Thanksgiving Eve: Very busy, but not busiest Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is often called the nation's busiest travel day of the year, and it surely feels that way sometimes. A U.S. Transportation Department study based on 2001 figures found that when cars are taken into account— along with planes, trains and buses— Thanksgiving Day itself is actually a heavier travel day. The Wednesday before...

  • This guy is betting your flight will be on time Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    People walk past a board that announces cancelled flights at LaGuardia airport on the day before Thanksgiving, in New York, Nov. 26, 2014.

    An insurance company is taking a gamble on airline flights, offering payouts if there are delays or cancellations and if luggage is lost.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $44.31. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $13.58. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 78 or 2.0 percent, to $39.29.

  • Lawmaker seeks new NY-NJ train tunnel Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Amtrak

    NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling for a new train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $44.26. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $13.59. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 58 or 1.5 percent, to $39.09.

  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy' Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    MINEOLA, N.Y.— A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington- to- Boston corridor. Numerous auto accidents were reported across the Northeast, where by midafternoon the line...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 57 or 1.3 percent, to $44.08. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.5 percent, to $13.65. United Continental Holdings Inc. rose$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $56.25.

  • Air travel congestion to get worse: Travel group Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:56 PM ET
    JetBlue passengers at Logan International Airport, Boston.

    According to a new study, air travelers can expect more days of the year to have Thanksgiving-like congestion, the busiest time of the year.

  • Lawmakers seek roadmap to fund transportation Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— New Jersey lawmakers continue to weigh a number of options aimed at paying for transportation projects across the state, including some that could hit drivers' wallets when they go to fill their gas tanks. Meanwhile, the program to finance roads and bridges also includes debt— a combination of bonds and cash from the Port Authority of New York and New...

  • Puerto Rico to halt buses, trains amid fiscal woes Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's government is preparing to paralyze public transportation across the U.S. territory following a legislative impasse over a proposed oil tax increase meant to strengthen a debt-ridden transportation agency amid growing bankruptcy concerns. Buses and trains that serve an estimated 75,000 people daily will cease...

  • Nov 25- A group of Delta Air Lines pilots seeking to replace the current pilots' union at the U.S. carrier are struggling to win enough support. The Delta Pilots Association claims that nearly half of the airline's 12,000 pilots have at some time in the past four years signed cards backing it to be their union for collective bargaining with management.

  • Amtrak will operate through Thanksgiving storm: CEO Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    File photo: An Amtrak worker walks along the tracks after checking for debris beneath the train

    Amtrak plans to move holiday travelers through a snowstorm forecast to hit the East Coast, but the system needs investment badly, said its CEO, Joseph Boardman.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 63 or 1.4 percent, to $44.14. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 16 or 1.2 percent, to $13.60. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $38.75.

  • Owner of ship that damaged reef to pay $840,000 Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    HONOLULU— The federal government and the state of Hawaii have reached an agreement for damages from the owner of a cargo ship that harmed more than 100,000 coral colonies several years ago when it ran aground off Oahu. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Denak Ship Management and Vogetrader Shipping Inc. will pay $840,000 to the National Oceanic and...

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $43.58. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.4 percent, to $13.63. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $38.47.

  • Choppering to your private jet just got cheaper Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    BLADE – Blade, the Uber of helicopters is adding a new service to Teterboro, cutting a 45-minute drive from Manhattan to 4 minutes.

    Blade is launching a service Tuesday called Bounce that provides choppers between Manhattan's West Side and Teterboro Airport through an app.

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