• Thanksgiving: Snow, ice could pose travel trouble Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    A resident shovels snow after a snowstorm in Buffalo, New York, November 20, 2014.

    Forecasters warn that Thanksgiving travelers may face snow and ice that could cause delays in airports and on the road, reports NBC.

  • Elon Musk takes a design page from 'Star Wars' Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, shared images and descriptions of new spacecraft technology on Twitter.

  • Wish granted: Same day delivery for the holidays Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnight and same-day options that will continue even past the holidays. "I'll pay extra to get something right away," says Wendy Connors, a 47- year-old mother of three who lives in Menlo Park, California. They can't afford a repeat last year when UPS and FedEx failed to...

  • Former American Airlines CEO joins Wal-Mart board Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    DALLAS— The executive who led American Airlines successfully through bankruptcy reorganization but did not remain long after a huge merger with another carrier has joined the board of Wal-Mart. But US Airways CEO Doug Parker, and not Horton, was named to run the merged company, American Airlines Group Inc. Horton served briefly as chairman before stepping...

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 66 or 1.5 percent, to $43.75. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 18 or 1.4 percent, to $13.43. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 60 or 1.6 percent, to $38.62.

  • Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    HONOLULU— Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus— that is, until the airline wanted the money back. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Saturday that the company plans to take payroll action to recover the erroneous payments. In an internal email obtained by the Star-Advertiser, Pflieger said the analysis...

  • Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    ROMULUS, Mich.— Flights are starting to resume at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing. Conway says one Delta Air Lines plane landed around 7 a.m. but skidded off a taxiway into grass. Icy conditions have caused numerous accidents on Detroit- area roadways, including a multi-vehicle crash on M-14 in western Wayne...

  • Could the West Coast port strike cancel Christmas? Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Workers at the Port of Los Angeles

    One retailer's worries show how the ongoing West Coast dock labor troubles are affecting the outlook for sales.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 87 or 2.0 percent, to $43.09. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 19 or 1.4 percent, to $13.25. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 85 or 2.2 percent, to $38.02.

  • American Airlines subsidiary to lose planes, jobs Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines Group Inc. said Friday that it will transfer at least 50 planes away from its Envoy Air unit, leading to more job losses at Envoy. The company said that beginning next year at least 20 of the 50- seat Embraer jets will be shifted to Piedmont Airlines, which is also owned by American. The rest will go to Trans States Airlines and...

  • Nov 21- American Airlines Group Inc subsidiary Envoy Air plans to transfer at least 50 Embraer 145 aircraft to other regional carriers beginning in early 2015 in a move that will lead to job cuts, according to an internal letter reviewed by Reuters. One of American's other regional subsidiaries, Piedmont Airlines, will receive at least 20 of the transferred...

  • DETROIT, Nov 21- Ford Motor Co said on Friday its 2015 F-150 aluminum-intensive pickup truck, the most important model in its latest lineup, will get 5 to 29 percent better fuel economy than its previous versions. The Chrysler LLC Group's Ram 1500 3- liter V6 with a diesel engine, which it called EcoDiesel, gets 28 mpg on the highway, 20 mpg in city driving and a combined...

  • The ongoing labor strife at West Coast ports is putting pressure on retailers, such as GameStop and Ann Taylor, who need speedy access to the billions of dollars worth of imports that come in through the docks.

  • Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. With gas now averaging $2.84 per gallon, the aluminum F-150 will save the average buyer only $100 to $200 a year in fuel costs over competing gasoline models from General Motors and...

  • How e-retailers make sure gifts come on time Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    Nothing matters for e-commerce companies if deliveries show up after Christmas, but more services are helping to ensure consumers don't get grumpy.

  • Uber's big screwup     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    Leaked documents obtained by Business Insider give an inside look at financial statistics at Uber. Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on the leak, as well as Emil Michael's journalist remarks.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 88 or 2.0 percent, to $43.08. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 15 or 1.1 percent, to $13.29. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 51 or 1.3 percent, to $38.36.

  • Rail study outlines costs, benefits of expansion Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:59 AM ET

    NASHUA, N.H.— New Hampshire would get more bang for its buck by bringing passenger rail service beyond Nashua to Manchester, according to a preliminary feasibility study, but state officials aren't ready to recommend an option. That option envisions 16 trains daily from Manchester and at least 20 from Nashua. The study estimates that the state's annual cost to...

  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    "Revenue from the ticket is barely covering costs these days," Uwe Klenovsky, Commercial Director of Thomas Cook Airlines, said at the CAPA World Aviation Summit in Antwerp. Airlines have been reluctant to publish all fares on all distribution channels, often keeping the lowest prices on their own websites, rather than eroding margins further by paying their GDS...

  • Employers decry 'break' in West Coast port talks Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:23 AM ET
    A Crowley Maritime Corp. tugboat prepares to guide the MOL Endurance Container ship out of its berth at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.

    Negotiations over a new contract for dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports took an unexpected turn, as employers decried the "extended break" in talks.

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