• American Airlines reaches deal with Envoy pilots Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. and the pilots of Envoy Air have reached a contract agreement after a year-long dispute. The airline and the pilots union said Tuesday that the new 10- year agreement includes an up-front cash payment for current Envoy pilots, a commitment for new aircraft, and an arrangement that would allow Envoy pilots to be hired at American...

  • American offers 4 percent raise to its employees Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    American Airlines CEO Doug Parker is rewarding employees who have already reached new labor agreements with the company with an extra 4 percent raise. The raise, which is added to employee's base salaries, will also go to all managers below the level of director. American notes that if pilots accept their offer, their salaries would be 7 percent higher than...

  • Thousands respond to black rhino import request Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Shire said the agency will examine the public comments "for substantive information" as it weighs whether the hunt in Namibia— where 1,800 of the remaining 4,880 black rhinos live— is a form of conservation. The hunter, Corey Knowlton, bid $350,000 at an auction last January that the Dallas Safari Club billed as a fundraising effort to save the species.

  • Pier 1 meets 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas _ Pier 1 Imports Inc. on Thursday reported profit of $17.9 million in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 20 cents per share. Analysts expected $488.5 million, according to Zacks.

  • Investors in beat-up oil bonds lean on banks for rescue Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    BOSTON, Dec 17- Independent oil exploration and production companies are leaning heavily on bank credit lines to survive plunging crude prices, making it a nervous time for U.S. funds holding their junk-rated debt. 'said Francis Bradley III, a Greenberg Traurig attorney in Houston who specializes in energy company financing deals. " U.S. mutual funds hold an...

  • Several hurt after American jet meets turbulence Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— An American Airlines jet encountered severe air turbulence shortly after taking off from Seoul, South Korea, prompting an unscheduled landing at Narita International Airport in Tokyo after 14 people asked for medical attention. A statement issued by the Fort Worth, Texas- based carrier says American Flight 280 was headed for Dallas-Fort...

  • RadioShack hires advisory firm Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 9:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— RadioShack is bringing in FTI Consulting as an adviser in the midst of another round of cost cuts as the troubled electronics retailer warned again last week that it may have to seek bankruptcy protection. The company said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that Carlin Adrianopoli, a senior managing director with FTI's corporate finance and...

  • Range Resources latest to cut back on spending Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— Range Resources is trimming its capital spending plans, just the latest energy producer to do as crude prices plunge to levels not seen since the recession. Natural gas prices have slid as well, but partly because of the success of companies like Range Resources in places like the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where production has...

  • Panel says RadioShack making debt payments Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A trade group ruled Friday that RadioShack has not failed to make debt payments, despite a lender accusing the troubled electronics retailer of violating terms on a $250 million loan. The ruling means that investors who had bought derivatives as insurance against a RadioShack default were not entitled to payouts. Earlier this month, RadioShack...

  • Dallas consumers hunkered down during Ebola scare Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    New York's Ebola case has investors wondering if there will be any economic impact from the scare. If trends in Dallas are any indication, there could be.

  • Dallas Ebola-infected nurse speaks out  Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    After being released virus-free, Dallas Ebola-infected nurse Nina Pham is thankful for everyone involved in her care.

  • Oct 23- American Airlines Group, United Airlines and other carriers reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, and mostly shrugged off concerns that Ebola could affect their outlook. American Airlines, already the world's largest airline by passenger traffic, promised in an earnings call to outstrip its competitors by...

  • Oct 23- Several U.S. airlines reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, with many topping Wall Street's earnings per share estimates. The exception was United Airlines which fell 1.4 percent after it projected unit revenue for the current quarter below Wall Street's expectations. However, the Chicago- based carrier as...

  • Dallas Love Field reopens to an airfare war Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.

  • How Ebola can quickly mutate: 'Hot Zone' author Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    First responders wear full biohazard suits while responding to the report of a woman with Ebola-like symptoms at the Dallas Area Rapid Transit White Rock Station October 18, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

    While very fast-mutating, Ebola is unlikely to become transmissible through the air, said Richard Preston, author of the "The Hot Zone."

  • Texas Ebola watch ends for 48 people in isolation Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    First responders wear full biohazard suits while responding to the report of a woman with Ebola-like symptoms at the Dallas Area Rapid Transit White Rock Station October 18, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.

    The first wave of people who had contact with the original Dallas Ebola patient who died were taken off a watch list early Monday.

  • WHO: We'll police Ebola response—after it's over Saturday, 18 Oct 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    A custodial worker wears a mask and eye protection to guard against the Ebola virus as he prepares to clean Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Dallas.

    The World Health Organization promised that it would publish a full review of its handling of the Ebola crisis once the outbreak was under control.

  • Ebola-infected nurse 'felt funny' during travel Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:42 PM ET
    Amber Vinson

    Ebola-infected nurse Amber Vinson did not show the typical symptoms of the virus when she traveled to Ohio last weekend.

  • Move over, Dallas Cowboys. America has a new team Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    The Denver Broncos fell short against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII, but they can now claim the title of America's favorite team.

  • Shares of Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines have dropped more than 18 percent on average in the last month on fears that people will cut travel to reduce the chance of catching Ebola. Buying American Airlines shares now almost guarantees gains, according to a JPMorgan report by analyst Jamie Baker published Tuesday. When shares of Continental...