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  • Southwest jet makes emergency landing in Dallas Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    DALLAS— A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after sustaining a blown tire during takeoff. Southwest spokesman Brad Hawkins said Friday that Flight 8 was bound for Austin but returned to Dallas Love Field after the tire blew.

  • American Air will charge for solo kids up to 14 Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:58 AM ET

    American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 22- Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday the industrial action was disrupting operations at the world's sixth busiest port.

  • American Air will charge for solo kids up to 14 Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone. The two merged in December to form American Airlines Group Inc..

  • 'Sharing economy': Is Asia ready? Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    It's a concept that's catching on globally. Sharing economy has rejuvenated sectors from transportation to hospitality and is making its way to Asia.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 61 or 1.5 percent, to $39.91. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 26 or 2.0 percent, to $12.47. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 33 or 1.0 percent, to $31.24.

  • Business Highlights Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few. WASHINGTON— Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds— $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief— offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. NEW YORK— To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.

  • Cadillac considers leaving Detroit for Manhattan Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    General Motors' premium Cadillac group is considering expanding its offices from Detroit to Manhattan.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $40.14. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.8 percent, to $12.50. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $31.36.

  • Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year. Nine leading U.S. carriers earned $3.8 billion in the first half of this year, allowing them to pay down debt, reward shareholders and order new planes.

  • SEATTLE, Aug 21- U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. Net profit at the airlines rose to $3.8 billion, up from $1.6 billion in the prior-year period.

  • Labor Day drive to be most jammed in 6 years: AAA Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.

  • United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. The move comes as American Airlines goes the other way, eliminating hot meals on most flights less than 1,000 miles starting Sept. 1.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 98 or 2.5 percent, to $40.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 40 or 3.2 percent, to $12.73. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 82 or 2.7 percent, to $31.57.

  • Cleanup still going at Arkansas train crash site Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    Two railroad workers were killed and two others were injured when the Union Pacific freight trains crashed. The Union Pacific rail line runs parallel to the highway, where traffic is being detoured. A Union Pacific spokesman didn't return phone and email messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.

  • Hoosier State passenger rail extended 4 months Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— The Indiana Department of Transportation and seven local partners will keep funding passenger rail service between Indianapolis and Chicago through Jan. 31 while the state agency negotiates with a private vendor to operate the line, it said Wednesday.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 86 or 2.2 percent, to $40.40. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 40 or 3.2 percent, to $12.73. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 57 or 1.9 percent, to $31.32.

  • Hertz, Avis Budget Group Inc and market leader Enterprise Rent-A-Car control about 90 percent of the U.S. car rental market. And more so Hertz, than Avis, since cars are made by General Motors Co account for a bigger portion of its fleet.

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Oil traders have begun fixing tankers to take North Sea, West African and Arab crudes to South Africa for storage, hoping for a repeat of the multi-million dollar bonanza they reaped in 2008-2009..

  • US warns travelers of canceled Venezuela flights Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    CARACAS, Venezuela— Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to be careful when traveling to Venezuela because of the steep drop in airline service to the South American country.

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