Transportation: Leisure


  • Tsakos Energy Navigation Fourth-Quarter Profit Rises Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tsakos Energy Navigation, a Greek shipper of crude oil and petroleum products, said Monday its fourth-quarter profit rose 27%, as a larger fleet offset a softer market and higher operating costs.

  • James Tringas, manager of the Evergreen Special Values Fund, appearing on "Morning Call," says Arkansas Best and Kenneth Cole Productions are "Hidden Gems." Here they are..

  • Airbus Suspends Work on Cargo Version of A380 Plane Thursday, 1 Mar 2007 | 12:44 PM ET

    European airplane maker Airbus has temporarily suspended work on the cargo version of its A380 plane, a spokesman for parent company EADS said today, confirming a newspaper report.

  • Neeleman Speaks -- Again -- On Righting JetBlue Wrongs Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | 11:54 AM ET
    David Neelemen

    History shows that outraged citizens tend to drive reforms -- fast. It's no different with publicly traded companies -- like JetBlue Airways. David Neeleman, CEO of the beleaguered carrier, returned to CNBC to explain how his "Bill of Rights" may prevent last week's nightmare from recurring.

  • Righting The Ship Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    Like the housing industry, the boat business is in a deep slump. Some industry players say it's the worst ever. But hope floats at the Miami International Boat Show this weekend.

  • Consultant Blasts "Flag-Waving" In AMR Uproar Friday, 16 Feb 2007 | 11:42 AM ET

    The British are coming, the British are coming -- for American Airlines. Well, maybe not. Despite a Reuters report knocking down BusinessWeek's story of a possible takeover bid for American Airlines parent AMR, speculation abounds. And It would be a good thing, according to Mike Miller -- but he says it probably won't happen.

  • Aviation "Bill Of Rights" Backer Eyes JetBlue Misery Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | 5:40 PM ET

    The "Bill of Rights" Kate Hanni supports doesn't concern free speech or search-and-seizure: it's more about breathable air and sanitary rest rooms -- and being released from a grounded airplane in no more than three hours. Hanni is the chairwoman of the Coalition for Airline Passengers, and she joined "Closing Bell" to talk about the aftermath of last night's grueling JetBlue faux pas -- and what she hopes will come of it.

  • Southwest Airlines Raises Fares Monday, 12 Feb 2007 | 10:52 AM ET

    Southwest Airlines, the leading U.S. budget carrier, said today it raised fares by up to $10 one way on routes affecting 68% of its passengers.

  • Britain's biggest bus company FirstGroup said on Friday it had agreed to buy Laidlaw International, the U.S. operator of iconic intercity Greyhound buses, for $3.6 billion including debt.

  • MAN's 2006 Net Profit Nearly Doubles Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | 3:16 AM ET

    Truckmaker MAN, which withdrew its hostile takeover offer for rival Scania, said Tuesday its annual profit nearly doubled in 2006.

  • 2 Ukrainian Airlines May Cancel Flights Thursday, 1 Feb 2007 | 6:48 AM ET

    Ukraine's two main airlines threatened Thursday to cancel all flights, blaming a sharp hike in jet fuel prices.

  • Hard financial reality means Barbaro tragedy may destroy a grand old horse-racing tradition; Phoenix Suns' two-time MVP Steve Nash to open an ultra-modern $5 million, 38,000-square foot fitness facility in Vancouver called -- yes -- The Steve Nash Sports Club. And LeBron James' famous H2 gets its closeup on Speed TV.

  • Miami Vices: Super-Rich Super Bowl Pleasures Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | 2:50 PM ET

    The Super Bowl is one of the great American social levelers: the biggest single U.S. sporting event is expected to draw in 90 million viewers this year, a party for all demographic groups. But -- as with everything else -- it's even more fun if you're fantastically wealthy..

  • US Airways' Parker Says Delta Bid, Deadline Are Firm Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 5:19 PM ET

    After a nightmarish ride through bankruptcy and the threats of corporate murder-suicide, Delta Air Lines is poised to emerge from Chapter 11 limbo. And that, says CNBC's Phil LeBeau, may spell "the last stand of Doug Parker," the CEO of US Airways Group.

  • UPS said per share earnings rose nearly 10%, meeting expectations, but the package delivery company also issued a full year outlook for 2007 that fell short of analysts' forecasts.

  • Boeing Reports Record Commercial Jet Orders in 2006 Thursday, 4 Jan 2007 | 11:14 AM ET

    Boeing  said it took firm orders for 1,044 commercial aircraft in 2006, and likely beating rival Airbus for the first time since 2000.

  • U.S. Gov't Tosses Roadblock for Virgin America Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | 2:14 AM ET

    The government tossed a roadblock in the path of startup airline Virgin America on Wednesday, ruling that the company must change its ownership and corporate structure before it can receive an operating certificate.

  • Market Wrap: Late Day Sell-Off On Transports, Oil Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks ended the day on the downside with more deals and earnings news driving the momentum on Wall Street today. All three major indexes closed down fractionally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded in a narrow range of about 40 points. More from Mary Thompson, CNBC’s “Eye on the Floor.”

  • FedEx Profit Up, But Shares Falter Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 1:20 PM ET

    FedEx gave a cloudy outlook for the third quarter that overshadowed the express package delivery company's fiscal second-quarter profit increase of 9% on a strong ground delivery business.

  • Fedex Delivers - And Then Again, It Doesn't Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 9:54 AM ET

    FedEx might be delivering Holiday gifts to millions of people this year—but apparently not one to Wall Street. The overnight shipper issued a third-quarter forecast that was below both the previous year's results and analysts' expectations, and the company's shares fell almost 4% to $109.70 in pre-market trading. On this morning’s “Squawk Box,” Rob Morgan, investment strategist with Janney Montgomery Scott, provided instant analysis of the numbers.