Transportation: Leisure


  • Feds nix wind farm near Erie airport, cite radar Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    The FAA had previously approved the wind farm in North East Township. But when that approval expired in May, the FAA revisited the question of radar safety and earlier this month decided it would be a problem, the Erie Times-News reported Monday. "The analysis done by FAA Technical Operations indicates that all of the wind turbines would be in the radar line of...

  • Oct 20- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Monday that it had ended talks to buy CSX Corp and that the two companies planned no further discussions, sending shares of the No. 3 U.S. railroad operator down more than 3 percent. Neither side had confirmed the talks, initially reported by the Wall Street Journal a week ago. However, analysts had said service problems...

  • Oct 20- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Monday that it had ended talks to buy No. 3 U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp.. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Canadian Pacific had approached CSX about merging the two North American railroad operators, but that the offer had been rebuffed. Canadian Pacific said in a statement on Monday that there were no...

  • Belgium's main airport to begin Ebola screening Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    PARIS— Brussels Airport says it will begin screening passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Four flights a week from the area concerned arrive weekly at Brussels Airport. Similar measures were begun Saturday at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport, where one daily flight arrives from Conakry, Guinea.

  • Honeywell International's aerospace revenue beat some analysts' forecasts, while the division's profit margins improved. "The aerospace segment is the place to be in industrial," said Charlie Smith, chief investment officer of Fort Pitt Capital, which holds Honeywell and GE shares. Friday's results could bode well for other diverse manufacturers with...

  • Ebola voice of reason     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Dr. Larry Schlesinger of OSU Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity, reassures the public Ebola is behaving like a virus and transmitted through bodily fluids and not through the air.

  • Austin City Council approves paid ridesharing Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas— The Austin City Council has cleared the way for online-based ridesharing companies such as Lyft and Uber to begin operating in 30 days. Council members on Thursday approved the interim ordinance pending the drawing up of final rules. The measure approved by the Austin City Council requires drivers with such transportation network companies to...

  • China rail official sentenced to death for graft Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:56 AM ET

    BEIJING— A former top Chinese railway official was convicted of taking nearly $8 million in bribes and given a suspended death sentence, a court said Friday. The ruling against Zhang Shuguang, formerly the deputy chief engineer for the now-defunct Railway Ministry, came more than a year after the former railway minister Liu Zhijun was convicted of corruption...


  • A nurse from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital spoke to the Today Show's Matt Lauer about the protocol in handling Ebola. Dr. Alexander Garza of Saint Louis University, provides perspective.

  • Masked traveler questions Ebola regulation     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports what airline travelers had to say about the CDC's handling of containing Ebola.

  • GE Transportation to make Indonesia locomotives Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:52 AM ET

    The Erie Times-News reports that while orders for most North American customers are built in Texas, the locomotives to be delivered in 2015 and 2016 will be built at the company's Lawrence Park Township plant. Scott Duke, president of Local 506 of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, which represents about 3,200 workers at the Erie plant,...

  • Czechs to screen passengers for Ebola at airport Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    PRAGUE— The Czech prime minister says the country will introduce screening of passengers at the capital's international airport in efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola. Bohuslav Sobotka says passengers who visited Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea in the 42 days before their arrival will have to undergo a medical check at Prague's Vaclav Havel Airport.

  • Top gas mileage goes to Mitsubishi Mirage Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    The non-hybrid new car with the best gasoline mileage rating in the United States is not a Honda or Toyota. It's a Mitsubishi that's priced less than the average cost of a used car or truck. Mitsubishi's 2015 Mirage compact, five-door hatchback is rated by the federal government at 40 miles per gallon in combined city/highway travel.

  • EU orders Ryanair to repay aid to German airport Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    DUBLIN— The European Union's executive Commission has ordered Ryanair to repay more than 300,000 euros provided by a German airport to sustain the Irish airline's business, ruling it amounted to illegal state aid. Ryanair says it plans to appeal Wednesday's judgment that the airline exploited tiny Leipzig-Altenburg Airport in eastern Germany with a 2010...

  • *Order would be Airbus's largest by number of planes. NEW DELHI/ PARIS, Oct 15- Indian budget airline IndiGo has agreed to buy 250 A320 planes from Airbus, a purchase that could be worth nearly $26 billion and rank as the largest single order of jets from the European planemaker. India's biggest airline is expanding aggressively as it seeks to win more market share in...

  • Carnival mulls China ship building joint venture Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:43 AM ET

    HONG KONG— Carnival Corp., the world's No. 1 cruise company, said Wednesday it's exploring the possibility of a ship building joint venture with a state-owned Chinese company and Italy's Fincantieri. A statement from the company said the possible joint venture with the Italian shipbuilder and China State Shipbuilding Corp. could result in the first...

  • Transport world trades     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether there's an "Ebola-discount" in airline stocks, and the best plays in the transportation sector, with the "Fast Money" traders.

  • What's crushing airline stocks?     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
    The tail sections of American Airlines aircraft and a US Airways aircraft are lined up at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

    Former AMR CEO Bob Crandall, discusses how falling crude prices, a troubled global economy and fear about Ebola is impacting the airline industry.

  • NetScout and Alco Stores are big market movers Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Atlas Energy LP, up $4.84 to $37.25. CSX Corp., up $1.76 to $31.70.