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  • Here are some other accidents involving planes taking off from or landing at the airport, which is tucked along the East River and Flushing Bay:. —1994: A Continental Airlines jet skidded into rocks at the edge of Flushing Bay after the pilots aborted a takeoff during a snowstorm. —1993: A Continental Airlines jet skidded off a runway during takeoff in a snowstorm,...

  • NEW YORK— A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay. The nose was leaning on a berm that separates the runway from Flushing Bay. "If we wouldn't have hit the snowbank, we'd be in the water right...

  • —United Airlines just changed MileagePlus program on Sunday to reward passengers based on spending. —Delta Air Lines, which shifted its SkyMiles program to a spending-based system in January, took away the charts showing the minimum number of points needed for various trips. —Southwest Airlines, which went to a spending-based program in 2011, will change the...

  • BOSTON, March 4- Mutual fund companies, including No. 2 Fidelity Investments, have slashed fees on their most popular funds by shifting billions of dollars into collective trusts not regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. "CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent," said Michael Rawson,...

  • Traffic rises but key revenue figure falls at Delta Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that a key revenue measure fell 1.5 percent in February mostly because the strong dollar reduced the value of international ticket sales. Atlanta- based Delta said that domestic operations and corporate accounts continued to generate strong revenue. Shares of Delta rose 32 cents to $45.71 in late-morning trading.

  • Tests conducted last month by the Federal Aviation Administration show that rechargeable batteries, also called lithium-ion batteries, consistently emit explosive gases when they overheat or short-circuit, The Associated Press has learned. In the recent tests, as well as other FAA tests last year, the buildup of gases— primarily hydrogen— led to fierce...

  • WASHINGTON— Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday became the second major U.S. airline to announce it will no longer accept bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries of the kind that power everything from smartphones to laptops to power tools. Delta Air Lines quiet stopped accepting bulk shipments of the rechargeable batteries, also called...

  • Feb 26- A push by three U.S. airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has exposed divisions over free trade with other powerful U.S. aviation players including Boeing Co and FedEx Corp, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support. Delta Air Lines Inc, United and American Airlines have asked the White House to...

  • PARIS, Feb 25- The head of Dubai's Emirates has hit back at U.S. airlines in an increasingly bitter subsidy spat and urged Washington to block their calls to renegotiate Open Skies agreements. He was responding to allegations of trade-distorting Gulf subsidies made by the three largest U.S. airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines.

  • Uber partners with Starwood, giving hotel points for rides Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Uber is partnering with hotel chain Starwood to give riders a bit more incentive to choose the ride-hailing service over a taxi. Free hotel nights start at 3,000 points for the lowest tier of hotels, like the Four Points by Sheraton Tucson Airport in Arizona, and can be as high as 35,000 points a night for properties like the St. Regis Princeville Resort in...

  • "We have studied the current environment surrounding Skymark and have determined not to participate in that airline's restructuring needs at this time," American spokesman Josh Freed said in an email. Nikkei Asian Review reported earlier that American intended to send executives to Japan to discuss investment in Skymark, and that a tie-up interested Delta,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- Crude prices ended mixed on Friday as the number of U.S. rigs drilling for oil fell far less than expected this week, while heating oil jumped 6 percent after severe winter cold crimped output at three refineries. "It's sell crude, buy products today," said Dominick Chirichella, senior partner at the Energy Management Institute in New York.

  • With the same winter chill boosting demand for home heating, U.S. heating oil futures jumped 6 percent as refineries, including the region's largest in Philadelphia, curtailed production, threatening a supply squeeze. Delta Air Lines Inc's 185,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Trainer, Pennsylvania, appeared to be hit hardest. Intelligence group Genscape...

  • Feb 20- At least three refineries that account for more than two-thirds of the U.S. East Coast's output experienced significant disruptions on Friday due to single-digit temperatures that sent the entire Northeast into a deep freeze. Delta Air Lines Inc's 185,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Trainer, Pennsylvania, appeared to be hit hardest.

  • DUBAI/ NEW YORK, Feb 19- An increasingly bitter trade row between U.S. and Gulf airlines deepened on Thursday when Dubai's Emirates rejected a Delta Air Lines apology for remarks perceived as linking Gulf carriers with the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States in 2001.. Asked about those counter-claims on CNN this week, Delta CEO Richard Anderson said: "It's a great...

  • Early movers: HOT, MDT, WWW, WM, Z, AAPL & more Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 8:28 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 15, 2014.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Winning tech investor says stick with Apple Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 7:12 AM ET
    An Apple Store in Tianjin, China.

    Top tech investor Paul Meeks updates his "Squawk Box Platinum Portfolio," which he's leading to a 5 percent return.

  • Feb 10- U.S. airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers, according to data seen by Reuters. The report says the combined share of bookings between the United States and the Indian subcontinent...

  • Delta Air Lines says its Facebook page was hacked Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 5:27 PM ET

    Feb 10- Delta Air Lines Inc said its Facebook page was hacked and posted with "objectionable and offensive content" that the company removed within an hour. None of Delta's other social media platforms was compromised, the company said. The airline said it was investigating the source of the hack, which media reports said involved a link to a sexually explicit joke.

  • It was a big day for hacking, social blunders Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 3:39 PM ET

    Social media hacks and blunders hit a number of prominent individuals and organizations on Tuesday.