• 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.

  • Employers decry 'break' in West Coast port talks Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:38 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Negotiations over a new contract for dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports took an unexpected turn Thursday, as the union insisted on "small table" talks while employers decried the "extended break." The full teams for the longshoreman's union and the association representing trans-ocean shipping lines and operators of port terminals aren't...

  • Inslee to GOP senators: Bring solutions on climate Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    OLYMPIA, Wash.— Responding to criticism leveled at him last week, Gov. Doug Ericksen, R- Ferndale, and Curtis King, R- Yakima, disputing their assertions that the Legislature has been cut out of the process of evaluating potential requirements for cleaner transportation fuels. Inslee responded Thursday that the process has been open and transparent, lawmakers and...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 49 or 1.1 percent, to $43.96. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 20 or 1.5 percent, to $13.44. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 40 or 1.0 percent, to $38.87.

  • After-hours buzz: Gamestop, Hertz, Gap & more Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's after-hours buzz: Gamestop, Hertz, Gap & more.

  • Puerto Rico touts $130M renovated airport terminal Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Officials in Puerto Rico have unveiled a $130 million renovated terminal at the island's main international airport. Officials have made $24 million worth of improvements at another terminal and are spending $75 million for remodeling a third terminal expected to reopen by late 2015.. Aerostar Airport Holdings, a Mexican company, took...

  • Hertz names Icahn-backed candidate as CEO Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    John Tague in 2003

    Sources familiar with the search have said that a number of funds were pushing for a different candidate, former Dollar Thrifty CEO Scott Thompson.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $44.37. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 18 or 1.3 percent, to $13.42. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $39.18.

  • Drones near airports a real danger: Aviation pro Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    A Virgin Atlantic plane taxis past a Delta plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in N.Y.

    Recent close calls between airplanes and drones near a New York City airport are raising concerns about passenger safety.

  • Uber hires privacy czar and launches audit Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gestures as he speaks during the Institute of Directors annual convention in London, Oct. 3, 2014.

    Uber has hired a law firm to audit its handling of customer data after a week full of data-related controversies, NBC reports.