FARNBOROUGH, England, July 13- CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric Aviation and Safran of France, said on Sunday that it had been picked by American Airlines Group to provide engines for 100 Airbus A320neo jets the airline has on order. CFM said the order is worth $2.6 billion at list prices.» Read More
CHICAGO— United Airlines is the latest carrier to say it will reduce flights to Venezuela over a dispute about money trapped by tight currency controls in the South American country. American Airlines Group Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc. and several foreign airlines have previously announced cutbacks.
NEW YORK, July 11- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it would drop its daily flight to Caracas, Venezuela, from Houston, starting in September, joining other U.S. carriers who have cut service over the country's foreign exchange controls.
NEW YORK, July 11- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it would drop its daily flight to Caracas, Venezuela, from Houston, starting in September, joining other major U.S. carriers who have reduced service because of problems repatriating their revenue through the country's foreign exchange controls.
BUENOS AIRES, July 11- Argentine truckers said on Friday they would go on strike from July 21 for an indefinite period in a move that could affect the delivery of grains to the main export ports in the agricultural powerhouse.
ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's homeland security agency is refusing requests from freight railroads to further restrict public information about their crude oil shipments, concluding it's not sensitive security information and will be given to local emergency planners.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles said that 37- year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlanta remained in custody Friday on $75,000 bond after pleading not guilty to mail-fraud charges. Officials said Myers was arrested earlier this week at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California, after agreeing to meet a ticket buyer who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent.
Ports along the nation's West Coast face issues like labor strikes that could see them suffer a further decline in business.
Delta Air fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $37.28. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 17 or 1.6 percent, to $10.90. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $27.29.
Delta Air fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $37.43. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $10.78. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $27.42.
OAKLAND, Calif.— A man is in custody on suspicion of arson after authorities say he set fire to cardboard inside a baggage claim area at a San Francisco Bay Area airport. The fire around 3:30 a.m. Friday at Oakland International Airport charred a wall but otherwise caused no damage.
HONOLULU— United Airlines has agreed with a union to keep about 220 jobs at airports on Kauai, Maui and the Big Island. United Airlines spokeswoman Christen David said the airline came to an agreement with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, with employees voting on the agreement Thursday.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank. The federal agency said the April 3 accident in Howard, Wisconsin, occurred when a Daimler 2014 Freightliner Business Class M2 truck was carrying a three-wheel electric forklift.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country's aging infrastructure.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Now that he's had a taste of running the world's busiest air hub for international passengers, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths is determined to hang on to the honor while setting his sights on an even bigger prize: beating Atlanta for the title of busiest airport on the planet.
SPOKANE, Washington— The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. "We need to rebuild our infrastructure," said Brusaw, the head of Solar Roadways, based in Sandpoint, Idaho, about 90 miles northeast of Spokane, Washington.
A price list hanging on the green chain-link fence hints at why: $85,000 for a 6- year-old Peugeot compact; $46,000 for a tiny 2008 Citroen C3 hatchback that would cost less than a third of that in Europe.
Boeing said Thursday that its "space bins" will hold six standard-size carry-on bags— two more than fit in current bins on the 737.. Alaska Airlines will be the first carrier to get the larger bins on new planes, starting in late 2015. The airline's treasurer, Mark Eliasen, says the extra space will let passengers keep personal items in the cabin.
July 10- When you fly several times a month, as Gabriella Ribeiro Truman does, finding a comfortable place to wait for a flight and grab a snack can make traveling a lot more enjoyable.
Delta Air rose$. 42 or 1.1 percent, to $37.38. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $10.63. United Continental Holdings Inc. rose $3.92 or 9.8 percent, to $43.99.
NEW YORK— Southwest Airlines has been downgraded by S&P Capital IQ, which cited a recent run-up in the company's share price and its history of flight delays. Southwest, which also operates AirTran Airways, reported this week that a key revenue figure jumped more than 8 percent in the second quarter, compared with a year earlier.
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