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  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:56 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 85 or 1.9 percent, to $45.73. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 21 or 1.1 percent, to $19.49. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 54 or 1.2 percent, to $44.78.

  • BANGKOK— The head of Thailand's ruling junta may use extraordinary constitutional powers to expedite safety improvements in the aviation sector, which is facing international sanctions, the country's transport minister said Monday. The International Civil Aviation Organization this month designated Thailand's air safety standards as a cause for...

  • *New railways target Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo. Oil discoveries in Kenya and Uganda and gas finds in Tanzania have turned east Africa into an exploration hotspot for oil firms but transport infrastructure in those countries has suffered from decades of under-investment. Sitta said the railway network would meet the huge demand for the transportation of...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— An international investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is officially looking into a scenario that the plane was downed by a missile fired from conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and Western governments say Russia- backed separatist fighters are responsible for downing the plane, while Russian...

  • JetBlue computer outage now fixed, company says Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    JetBlue plane

    A computer outage that caused delays for JetBlue passengers early Monday morning has been fixed, the company said.

  • ISTANBUL— Turkish Airlines said it diverted an Istanbul- to- Sao Paulo flight with 256 people aboard to Morocco after finding a note with the word "bomb" in the toilet. Turkish Airlines says it is standard procedure to make an emergency landing under such circumstances. The airline said a similar incident occurred Sunday on an Istanbul flight to Tokyo.

  • BEIJING, March 30- An early investor in Chinese carpooling app Dida Pinche said he has held talks with U.S. ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc to help grow Dida in a market 99 percent controlled by Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache. Andy Zhang, chief financial officer of Dida investor Bitauto Holdings Ltd, told Reuters late last week that he met with Uber Chief...

  • JetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 7:37 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern that has caused delays because the airline had to manually check in passengers. A list of flights on the website of New York's...

  • Air crash payouts: How they work Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:12 AM ET
    Debris of the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the crash site in the French Alps.

    In the wake of Tuesday's plane crash, Lufthansa may already be offering settlements to the families of the 150 passengers who were killed.

  • Pimp my Uber: Lamborghinis, Maseratis on offer Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM ET

    Uber's getting fast and furious in Singapore, souping up its fleet with Lamborghinis and Maseratis as part of its new "supercar" offering.

  • *Kikkoman soars on report of impending record operating profit. TOKYO, March 30- Japan's Nikkei share average rose in choppy trade on Monday, recovering from extended lows, while airline shares gained after oil prices extended their losses. What's not priced in the market now is hopes for higher EPS for the next fiscal year, "said Hiroyuki Nakai, chief strategist at...

  • OFFICIALS WITH CANADA'S TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD SAY AIR CANADA FLIGHT THAT SKIDDED OFF HALIFAX RUNWAY EARLY SUNDAY HAD HIT ANTENNA ARRAY BEFORE LANDING, LANDING GEAR CAME OFF.

  • "We at Air Canada are greatly relieved that no one was critically injured. Yet we fully appreciate this has been a very unsettling experience, " Air Canada Chief Operating Officer Klaus Goersch said in a statement. Air Canada said the Airbus A320 flying from Toronto was carrying 133 passengers and five crew members.

  • TORONTO, March 29- An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries. Air Canada said the Airbus A320 flying from Toronto was carrying 133 passengers and five crew members.

  • TORONTO, March 29- An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.

  • NEW YORK— Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe. The London- based airline did not say how many accounts were compromised, but said they have been locked down and can no longer be accessed. British Airways is not aware of any access to any personal information within Executive...

  • RV consumers aren't who you think they are Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Recreational vehicles and motor homes at a dealership in Fairfield, California

    RV sales and attendance at retail shows are up this year, indicating growth in the economy as a younger, more active consumer goes to buy RV's.

  • WARSAW, Poland— Poland's state airline LOT says it has ordered at least two authorized crew members in the cockpit at all times on all flights, effective immediately. LOT said it introduced the measure Friday night, on a recommendation to all airlines from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The decision comes in reaction to the crash of a Germanwings Airbus...

  • Germanwings co-pilot hid mental illness: Officials Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg, Germany, in this Sept. 13, 2009 photo.

    The pilot at the controls of the crashed Germanwings jet kept a mental illness diagnosis from his employer. The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK— A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. The lawsuit said Osbon, 52, was a flight standards captain who primarily flew Airbus planes and helped...

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