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  • Malaysia Airlines apologizes for tweet, posts loss Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year. The airline's business has suffered after a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, mostly from China, went missing March 8 while en route to Beijing.

  • Why oil's slide is a win-win for airlines     Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO at Hong Kong Express, says oil makes up about 45 percent of costs so the commodity's recent decline translates into higher profits ahead.

  • Uber on Nevada: '1,000 jobs just disappeared' Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Lyft and Uber ridesharing car apps.

    Uber on Thursday heavily criticized a court decision that stopped its operations in Nevada and said it would not be giving up on the state.

  • Lawmakers may decide Uber's place in Nevada market Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    RENO, Nev.— Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide. The company said late Wednesday that it temporarily stopped offering rides in Nevada as a result of the ruling.

  • 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, accusing politicians of taking an "irresponsible" gamble on the island's economy. The possible shutdown of Puerto Rico's buses and commuter train services, affecting 75,000 commuters, would be a...

  • 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.

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