Transportation: Leisure


  • Ultrapetrol reports 4Q loss Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    NASSAU, Bahamas _ Ultrapetrol Ltd. on Thursday reported a loss of $35.7 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Nassau, Bahamas- based company said it had a loss of 25 cents. For the year, the company reported a loss of $52.3 million, or 37 cents per share, swinging to a loss in the period.

  • Airware ready to take flight   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 3:25 PM ET
    Airware ready to take flight

    After four years in development, Airware's technology is ready for lift off, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. The San Francisco-based startup, has raised more than $40 million from top-tier VC firms.

  • TORONTO, April 16- Canadian National Railway Co, hit by a recent string of derailments, will spend C $500 million to upgrade its feeder network in Western Canada to improve safety and boost capacity, the railway said on Thursday. The new multiyear program allocates about C $100 million for branch lines in northern Alberta in 2015. CN plans capital spending of C...

  • *Intel pushes higher following quarterly report. *Netflix gains after the close. Intel jumped 4.25 percent to $32.83 after the chipmaker said late on Tuesday it expects flat revenue for the entire year despite some weakness in the first quarter.

  • Attention mall cops: Chinese firm acquires Segway Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:05 PM ET
    Tourists on Segways zip across the East Plaza of the U.S. Capitol.

    Fans, hold on to your palm pilot. Xiaomi-backed Chinese firm Ninebot acquired iconic scooter maker Segway.

  • GAO warns of in-flight hacking vulnerability   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:37 PM ET
    GAO warns of in-flight hacking vulnerability

    Is your flight hackable by its own passengers, and how concerned should you be? Steve Grobman, Intel Security Group CTO, and David Kennedy, TrustedSEC CEO, provide insight to the potential threat.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Authorities say a wolverine tried to escape from its metal carrier at a New Jersey airport and had to be tranquilized. Joe Pentangelo with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says officers were called to Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday afternoon. The wolverine was traveling from Norway to Alaska.

  • Segway changing hands   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Segway changing hands

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan on Segway's segue to a new owner.

  • Investigators warn airplane computers could be hacked Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:40 PM ET

    The finding by the Government Accountability Office presents chilling new scenarios for passengers. "That's a serious vulnerability, and FAA should work quickly" to fix the problem, DeFazio said. According to the report, FAA and cybersecurity experts told investigators that airlines are relying on "firewalls" to create barriers.

  • Government Accountability Office identified the danger as one of several emerging cybersecurity weaknesses that the Federal Aviation Administration must address as the air traffic control systems move toward next generation technology. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta concurred with the GAO's findings and said the aviation regulator has begun...

  • April 14- Magellan Midstream Partners LP and TransCanada Corp, Canada's second-largest pipeline company, said on Tuesday they will develop a pipeline to connect TransCanada's Houston tank terminal to Magellan's East Houston terminal. The project will give shippers on TransCanada's Keystone and MarketLink lines access to Magellan's Houston and Texas...

  • Rocky ride for transports   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    Rocky ride for transports

    Insight on quarterly numbers by the transports, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • CANONSBURG, Pa.— A Florida truck driver has been jailed for four days in Pennsylvania for not being able to pay a portion of the $17,000 fine he got for driving an overweight rig. Francisco Amareles-Amareles, of Hialeah, was arrested Saturday after police saw him drive his 40- ton rig onto a narrow road with a 10- ton limit. Police believe he mistook Alpine Street in...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— An Ohio House panel has scheduled a vote on legislation that rejects Connecticut's insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. If passed, the Ohio resolution would repudiate Connecticut's claim "that Gustave Whitehead successfully flew a powered, heavier-than-air...

  • Josh and Vanessa Ellis and their baby, Hudson, died Monday when a chunk of concrete weighing thousands of pounds fell onto the cab of their truck as they drove underneath the span, said James Ludlow, their pastor at EastPointe Foursquare Church. Construction crews were installing a sidewalk on the state Route 410 overpass in Bonney Lake, about 30 miles southeast...

  • Grim results from airline survey   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Grim results from airline survey

    The Airline Quality Rating study found the worst results since 2008, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly editor, weighs in.

  • New York's TSA collected HOW MUCH in loose change?! Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 9:49 AM ET
    copper pennies

    The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year.

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— A Lamborghini that was part of an exotic car racing attraction at Walt Disney World crashed into a guardrail Sunday, killing a passenger and injuring the driver. Tavon Watson, 24, of nearby Kissimmee lost control of the vehicle Sunday afternoon, killing Gary Terry, 36, of Davenport, Florida, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- California carbon futures were largely unchanged this week as traders awaited details of Ontario's expected announcement that it will join North America's largest carbon market, a move that could increase its size by 30 percent. California carbon prices did not get an immediate boost from the Ontario news because it is not yet clear...

  • NEW YORK— The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year. Transportation Security Administration workers found $42,550 in unclaimed spare change at Kennedy Airport alone. Spokesman Ross Feinstein says the TSA got authority from Congress in 2005 to spend unclaimed money on...