• SAO PAULO, March 30- Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas SA expects positive operating income in 2015 and an operating margin of between 2 and 5 percent, the company said in a securities filing on Monday. The airline may revise its outlook for the year because of "an adverse macroeconomic scenario," the filing said. Gol also reiterated its expectations for stable...

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 68 or 1.5 percent, to $45.56. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $19.36. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 34 or. 8 percent, to $44.58.

  • SANTIAGO, March 30- The Chilean-based LATAM Airlines said on Monday it was canceling a large number of domestic flights in Argentina as well as some international ones into and out of the country due to an upcoming general strike. Banks will also close their doors and port workers in the Rosario grains hub 300 km northwest of Buenos Aires will down tools.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 94 or 2.1 percent, to $45.82. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or. 5 percent, to $19.39. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 37 or. 8 percent, to $44.61.

  • BERLIN, March 30- After an already troubled first year as CEO of Lufthansa, Carsten Spohr must now deal with the aftermath of the Germanwings disaster whilst making the airline group fit to compete for the future. Spohr, a qualified pilot, has been trying to follow the example of rival IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, by cutting staff...

  • HELSINKI— Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry. The company said the Stena Germanica re-entered service on March 26 to operate between Kiel, Germany, and Goteborg, on Sweden's southwestern coast, after a...

  • LONDON, March 30- China has managed to export a large shipment of crude oil from Yemen over the weekend, ship-tracking data showed on Monday, despite mounting chaos in the country after the launch of Saudi-led air strikes last week. Tanker data listed it as being run by Glasford, the shipping-arm of PetroChina. Trading sources estimate Yemen's oil exports before...

  • 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...


  • "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.

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