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  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $40.08. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $12.35. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $32.11.

  • Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Bruce Aylward said Thursday "there is a super risk of the response effort being choked off" if airlines restrict flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

  • Flight returns, 2 women facing charges Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    TORONTO— Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $39.89. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $12.34. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $32.09.

  • Frontier adds flights from Cincinnati-area airport Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    CINCINNATI— Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines announced Thursday it is doubling its service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Frontier will begin daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth on Oct. 26, with multiday service also coming to Las Vegas; Phoenix; and Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28- Malaysia Airlines has warned of poor second-half earnings as passenger bookings continue to fall in response to the loss of two aircraft in separate disasters this year.

  • TOKYO, Aug 28- Japan Airlines Co said on Thursday it has agreed to buy 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets worth around $1.5 billion, giving Japan's first domestically manufactured commercial passenger plane in half a century a needed sales boost.

  • UPDATE 1-Malaysia Airlines posts Q2 net loss of $98 mln Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28- Malaysia Airlines on Thursday reported another financial loss and warned of poor second-half earnings, as passenger bookings tumbled in response to the loss of two aircraft in separate disasters this year.

  • Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upset Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    BOSTON— An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said. Passenger Edmund Alexandre became upset after a woman reclined the seat in front of him on the Miami- to- Paris flight on Wednesday night, the Suffolk County district attorney's office said.

  • Malaysia Airlines posts Q2 net loss of $98 mln Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28- Malaysia Airlines on Thursday reported another financial loss and warned of poor second-half earnings, as passenger bookings tumbled in response to the loss of two aircraft in separate disasters this year.

  • Dubai port operator H1 profits up 26 percent Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Dubai- based port operator DP World said Thursday its profit rose 26 percent in the first half of the year as it was able to process more cargo thanks to new capacity and a pick-up in global trade. DP World ranks among the largest port operators, with a heavy emphasis on fast-growing markets in the developing world.

  • Germanwings pilots to go on strike Friday Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:28 AM ET

    BERLIN— German airline pilots said they will go on strike after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed Thursday over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.

  • Flight returns, 2 airline passengers in custody Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:09 PM ET

    TORONTO— Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Regional police responded to the flight at around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 28- Qantas Airways Ltd is looking past a record annual loss and predicting blue skies ahead, as a landmark change in Australian laws opens the door to significant foreign investment in the airline's international arm- its biggest headache.

  • Qantas posts record full-year loss; Shares jump Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:30 PM ET

    Struggling Australian airline Qantas posted a FY14 statutory loss after tax of A$2.84 billion on Thursday, the deepest loss in its history as a public company.

  • Qantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    SYDNEY— Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar loss, reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs. Shares of Qantas were up 7 percent in Sydney on the airline's confirmation it would separate its domestic and troubled international businesses.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 28- Qantas Airways Ltd reported its biggest ever financial loss on Thursday after writing a hefty A $2.6 billion off the value of its fleet due to a company restructure.

  • RPT-Qantas posts record full-year net loss on restructure Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:09 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Aug 28- Qantas Airways Ltd on Thursday reported its biggest financial loss ever after taking a hefty A $2.6 billion writedown due to a company restructure that includes a re-valuing of its fleet.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 26 or. 7 percent, to $40.16. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.38. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 31 or 1.0 percent, to $32.23.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 27- U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis. Currently, Uber operates in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt and Duesseldorf.

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