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  • The Transportation Department said Tuesday that 80.5 percent of flights operated by the leading airlines were on time in May, up from 76.9 percent in May 2014. Ten of those flights were on the same stormy day at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines had the best on-time ratings, while Spirit Airlines had...

  • "Over the last 6 years, Congress has ducked its responsibility to reliably fund highway projects 33 times... It is essential that Congress get off the sidelines and pass a long term and sustainable revenue source so that state transportation planners have the certainty they need to plan and execute these projects. " The East Montpelier bridge on state Route 14 just...

  • AUSTIN, Texas— Google Inc. has selected Texas as the latest testing site for its self-driving car project, the company announced Tuesday. The driverless car will operate a few square miles north and northeast of downtown Austin, Google said in a statement. "We loved how much Austin embraces innovation," said Jennifer Haroon, head of business operations for...

  • DETROIT, July 7- Google Inc has begun testing its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas, expanding efforts to gather information on how the prototypes interact with traffic, road conditions and people, the company said early Tuesday. A Google press release on Tuesday quoted the Texas Department of Transportation as saying "we welcome and support Google's...

  • Carnival’s Adonia ship is being turned into a new brand called Fathom.

    Carnival aims to start trips to Cuba as early as next year as the U.S. and Cuba attempt to normalize diplomatic relations.

  • NEW DELHI, July 7- A Turkish Airlines flight from Bangkok made an emergency landing in New Delhi after a written bomb threat was found in a toilet on the Airbus A330 passenger jet carrying 134 passengers, the airline and Indian security sources said. Turkish Airlines was targeted with a series of hoax bomb warnings in April and again over the weekend.

  • Authorities say the suspect entered the Wal-Mart store in Bristow about 10:30 a.m. Saturday, walked to the cash office, signed for the deposit and walked out of the store. "He came to the Wal-Mart kind of dressed like a Loomis armored car driver," Williams said. Wal-Mart employees called police after the real Loomis employee arrived about 45 minutes later.

  • This stock could surge 10% in a month: Trader Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 3:45 PM ET
    American Airlines

    Technical analyst Andrew Keene explains why crude's decline could help American Airlines surge as much as 10% by August.

  • Motorcycle or car? Toyota's electric 3-wheeler Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    The electric i-Road is being piloted in Japan and France, but company hopes to introduce it more widely.

    "I-Road is small, it's easy to get around, it's super easy to park ... so it checks a lot of boxes for the city of the future," says one exec.

  • JERUSALEM, July 6- Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot programme in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work. Google bought Israel- based Waze, which uses satellite signals from members' smartphones to offer real-time traffic information, for about $1 billion two years ago.

  • HONOLULU— High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others. Homeowner Henk Rogers, 61, hopes the technology he is using in his home can help make other homes across Hawaii— and the world— energy independent as well.

  • FRANKFURT, July 5- Berlin is wooing private investors including Macquarie and JP Morgan to take a stake in its much-delayed new international airport, German newspaper Bild wrote on Sunday. He said the company was in a "pre-notification phase" with the European Commission, in which it has to demonstrate the potential return on investment for any private...

  • WASHINGTON— As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. A particularly cold winter in the Northeast, for instance, might merit more flights to the Caribbean.

  • Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY— Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday. The Organized Taxi Drivers of Mexico City have pushed the city to regulate or ban Uber, saying it's unfair that its...

  • JetBlue launches NY-to-Havana charter flights Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 1:40 PM ET
    Customers check in at the JetBlue counter at John F. Kennedy Airport

    JetBlue Airways said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday.

  • JetBlue launches New York-to-Havana charter flights Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    July 3- JetBlue Airways Corp said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday, the first major U.S. carrier to fly the route following U.S. The airline said Cuba Travel Services Inc is offering the weekly flight on Fridays between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.

  • SINGAPORE/ NEW YORK, July 3- Greece's huge global diaspora is dishing out advice to friends and relatives on how to vote in Sunday's referendum and some feel so strongly they are buying expensive tickets to get home to cast their own ballots. One airline put on extra flights and ticket prices have risen for expatriates who want to have a say in whether Greece...

  • WASHINGTON— As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. A particularly cold winter in the Northeast, for instance, might merit more flights to the Caribbean.

  • TORONTO, July 3- A sudden labor disruption by workers that refuel planes at Toronto's main airport caused flight delays and cancellations on Friday, said the union that represents the workers, as the city prepared for the start of the Pan American Games on July 10. Some 250 employees of Consolidated Aviation Fueling are set to lose their jobs in the autumn as Air...

  • Labor dispute disrupts flights at Toronto airport Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 8:28 AM ET

    TORONTO, July 3- A sudden labor disruption by workers that refuel planes at Toronto's main airport caused flight delays and cancellations on Friday, the airport said in a short notice posted online.

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