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  • July 22- U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines and US Airways, a unit of American Airlines Group, on Tuesday said they have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety. Esther Castiel, who heads US Airways' operations in Tel Aviv, said the FAA had "issued a request not to travel to Israel.

  • US: Pro-separatists likely shot down MH17 'by mistake' Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:42 AM ET
    The train carrying the 280 bodies recovered from the downed Flight MH17 arrives at the government-held Ukrainian city of Kharkiv

    After days of outrage over the handling of the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine, European ministers meet to discuss further sanctions against Russia.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 39 or 1.0 percent, to $37.54. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 06 or. 6 percent, to $10.77. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $27.87.

  • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

  • Malaysia appeals to world for help to retrieve bodies Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 6:17 AM ET
    Malaysia's newly appointed Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai

    Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai flying to Ukraine to assist in investigation, believes plane had been shot down.

  • Airlines symbolize nations' hopes or reflect shame Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 3:49 AM ET

    Malaysia now finds itself grappling with the horrific— and extremely unusual— loss of two of its airplanes, just four months apart. It will not affect Malaysia's name, but it will damage the airline's reputation, "said James Chin, political analyst at Monash University in Malaysia.

  • Aviation safety in spotlight after MH17 tragedy Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 3:48 AM ET
  • A visitor places flowers at a temporary memorial for the 298 victims of shot down Malaysian jetliner Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

    The journey of the 298 souls on board the ill-fated Flight MH17 was violently cut short at 30,000 feet above ground, victims of a war not their own. NBC reports.

  • US stocks mount strong rebound on company earnings Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    The gains wiped out much of the market's losses from the day before, when the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine stirred concerns that tensions between Russia and the West could escalate. Israel's launch of a ground offensive into Gaza also stoked geopolitical uncertainty.

  • United will take $169M in charges with 2Q results Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    CHICAGO— The parent company of United Airlines says it will take charges of $169 million against second-quarter earnings to cover costs of grounding planes and other moves. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it would report costs of $66 million to permanently ground 21 Embraer regional jets used by its United Express unit.

  • Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    Ukrainian officials said a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down, although both the government and pro- Russia separatists fighting in the region denied responsibility. The situation raised concerns of wider geopolitical instability in the region and an escalation of tensions between Russia and the West.

  • United defends bird kill at Houston airport Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    DALLAS— United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston's biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. The bait manufacturer, Avitrol Corp., says a lethal dosage causes birds to show distress— including alarm cries and trembling— that frightens away other birds.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 20 or. 5 percent, to $37.83. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 09 or. 8 percent, to $10.91. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $27.95.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $38.19. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $10.84. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $28.03.

  • July 14- Embraer SA, the world's third largest commercial planemaker, booked its strongest commercial deliveries in two years and rebuilt its order book with a 50- jet deal on Monday, lifting shares to an all-time high.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it would drop its daily flight to Caracas, Venezuela, from Houston, starting in September, joining other U.S. carriers who have cut service over the country's foreign exchange controls.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it would drop its daily flight to Caracas, Venezuela, from Houston, starting in September, joining other major U.S. carriers who have reduced service because of problems repatriating their revenue through the country's foreign exchange controls.

  • YOUR MONEY -When airport clubs are worth the money Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    July 10- When you fly several times a month, as Gabriella Ribeiro Truman does, finding a comfortable place to wait for a flight and grab a snack can make traveling a lot more enjoyable.

  • Early movers: UNH, BAC, IBM, COST, LL, WDFC & more Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • Commercial aviation market soaring: Boeing Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    A Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing 737-7H4.

    Increasing demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – China in particular – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.