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  • BOGOTA, June 2- Colombia's Constitutional Court has extended a restriction on the overnight use of the country's main coal railway, Fenoco, and has partially suspended construction work on an adjacent track for three months, it said on Tuesday. After imposing a ban in February on trains crossing the town of Bosconia in Cesar province for a six-hour overnight...

  • Sikorsky to cut workforce by 9%, blames oil woes Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 4:53 PM ET
    Aircraft technicians assemble S-76D helicopters at Sikorsky Global Helicopters in Coatesville, Pennsylvania October 16, 2014.

    Sikorsky Aircraft says it's cutting jobs as the helicopter manufacturer faces declining demand for shuttling workers to offshore oil platforms.

  • United flights resume after information problem Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    United Airlines flights have resumed after a brief delay caused by a problem in the airline's flight-dispatching system. The Federal Aviation Administration briefly posted a notice of a ground stop for all departing United planes, citing "automation issues." Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc. fell 44 cents to $55.88 in midafternoon trading after...

  • Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. fell $1.11, or 2.5 percent, to $43.24 in trading Tuesday afternoon. Delta said that passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile dropped 5.5 percent last month compared with May 2014. The shares of major U.S. airlines fell last week but rallied on Monday after the CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. seemed to slightly scale back his...

  • The EPA has yet to issue its "endangerment finding," despite pressure from environmental groups who first sued the agency to start the rulemaking process in 2010. A federal court in 2011 said the EPA must address aircraft emissions under the U.S. The EPA had initially promised the finding would be ready in 2014.. Most observers expect the EPA to say that aviation...

  • Police met U.S. Airways flight 648, with 88 passengers and five crew on board, when it landed at Philadelphia International Airport due to a "possible security threat," said Victoria Lupica, a spokeswoman for U.S. Airways' parent company, American Airlines Group Inc. NBC and CNN reported that other U.S. commercial flights received bomb threats on Tuesday: a United...

  • Copper theft from rails rise with metal prices Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    In this May 27, 2015 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transit Authority, workers repair a section of cable that was severed by vandals who stole 500 feet of copper cable from train tracks along the A train subway line in Queens, New York.

    NYC subway cops have seen copper thefts before, but last week's heist on a stretch of open-air tracks was particularly brazen.

  • LISBON, Portugal— A senior Portuguese official on Tuesday gave the two bidders in the privatization of TAP Air Portugal three days to improve their offers, hinting the flag carrier's sale could be called off if they don't. The government announced last month it had accepted to consider bids for 61 percent of the state-owned airline from David Neeleman, who...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, has formally submitted a document to the United States government rebutting allegations by U.S. carriers that it receives unfair subsidies. The airline, owned by the oil-rich Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi, announced the filing Tuesday. Departments of Commerce, State and...

  • WASHINGTON— An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether Congress or the Obama administration is most to blame for railroads not installing the technology.

  • BOGOTA, June 2- Colombia's Constitutional Court has extended a restriction on the overnight use of the country's main coal railway, Fenoco, and has partially suspended construction work on an adjacent track for three months, media reported late on Monday. After imposing a ban in February on trains crossing the town of Bosconia in Cesar province for a six-hour...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Two Malaysian boys whose father was a passenger on the jetliner that vanished in March last year secured an out-of-court settlement in the tragedy's first legal case against Malaysia Airlines and the government. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board when it disappeared March 8...

  • WASHINGTON— Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the U.S.. The TSA's acting administrator, Melvin Carraway, is being reassigned to a different...

  • The comments by the Abu Dhabi- based carrier mark its latest move to deter the Obama administration from revisiting aviation agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. U.S. airlines say more than $40 billion in subsidies from the countries have allowed Etihad, Emirates airline and Qatar Airways to begin driving down prices and push competitors out of...

  • The comments by the Abu Dhabi- based carrier mark its latest move to deter the Obama administration from revisiting aviation agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. U.S. airlines say more than $40 billion in subsidies from the countries have allowed Etihad, Emirates airline and Qatar Airways to begin driving down prices and push competitors out of...

  • DALLAS— Airlines are trying to save time by speeding up a part of flying that creates delays even before the plane leaves the gate: the boarding process. Southwest wants to get families seated together more quickly. Airlines have tinkered with different boarding systems almost since the days of Orville and Wilbur Wright, who tossed a coin to decide who would fly...

  • June 1- Etihad Airways on Monday issued it strongest rebuttal yet of claims that it received market-distorting subsidies, saying it is required to repay loans and that its U.S. competitors have a "condescending" view of non-U.S. law. The comments by the Abu Dhabi- based carrier mark its latest move to deter the Obama administration from revisiting aviation...

  • FAIRFIELD, Conn.— In a public lobbying campaign with little precedent, leading businesses in Connecticut urged the legislature Monday to pull back from a proposed budget that boosts taxes for the second time in four years. General Electric Co., Aetna Inc. and the Travelers Companies Inc. criticized a budget deal hammered out over the weekend by Gov.

  • On Friday, a Korean man was confirmed as China's first case after traveling to the country via Hong Kong with Asiana Airlines Inc. None of 64 people quarantined after contact with the man tested positive, state media reported. In Hong Kong, 299 people died from SARS and tourism dropped almost 90 percent during the worst-hit months. Korean Air Lines Co Ltd closed...

  • The new CEO of Malaysia Airlines said the ailing carrier could break even by 2018 after cutting staff, selling surplus aircraft and refurbishing its international fleet. The remaining 14,000 employees have been offered jobs in a new company that is being set up to take over the legacy Malaysia Airlines business. The former chief executive of Ireland's Aer...

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