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  • NEW YORK— A federal appeals court in New York has reinstated a lawsuit by truckers claiming the New York State Thruway Authority charges excessive tolls. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. Three commercial trucking companies and their national trade association claimed the Thruway Authority violates the U.S.

  • Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile fell 3 percent last month compared with July 2014. Deutsche Bank predicted that U.S. airlines will report a decline in the per-seat figure of between 5 percent and 6 percent compared with July 2014. It said that traffic— measured in the miles that passengers fly— rose 4.7 percent...

  • American Airlines and United Airlines soon followed. American spokesman Ross Feinstein said it's largely symbolic because his does not serve Africa. United, which only has one flight to Africa, also announced Monday afternoon its own restriction.

  • NAIROBI, Aug 4- Loss-making Kenya Airways, which has been hit by a slump in tourism in the African country, may require a $500- 600 million bailout, Kenya's finance minister said on Tuesday. The carrier, part-owned by Air France-KLM, has not made a profit in three years and sunk deeper into the red in the year through March with a pretax loss of 29.7 billion shillings.

  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic— The main truckers union in the Dominican Republic on Monday blocked transport of all freight through border crossings into neighboring Haiti, citing concerns about their safety. The Dominican truckers said they were protesting recent violence against them while in Haiti. Union leader Blas Peralta said the blockade will...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop in nonresidential building activity offset a third straight increase in home building. Construction spending edged up a slight 0.1 percent in June following a 1.8 percent increase in May and a 3.8 percent rise in April, the Commerce Department said...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- U.S. construction spending barely rose in June as private outlays posted their biggest drop in a year, but the underlying trend suggested the economy remained on solid ground. Construction spending increased 0.1 percent, the smallest rise since January, the Commerce Department said on Monday. In June, construction spending was restrained by a...

  • WASHINGTON— US construction spending up 0.1 percent in June, smallest gain in 5 months; housing rises.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US construction spending Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on June U.S. construction spending at 10 a.m. Eastern on Monday. BUILDING UP: The expectation is that construction spending posted a solid gain of 0.6 percent, according to a survey of economists by data firm FactSet. BIG GAIN: In May, U.S. construction spending rose 0.8 percent, pushing total activity to a seasonally...

  • HANOI, Aug 3- Brought to its knees when its property market bubble burst four years ago, Vietnam is riding into another boom, with construction starting in Ho Chi Minh City on two of the world's tallest skyscrapers and buyers snapping up new projects fast. "I can sell about three to five units per month now, much better than before, when I could only sell the same in the...

  • A new piece of debris, meanwhile, found on Sunday on the French island of Reunion in the western Indian Ocean turned out to be a "domestic ladder," and doesn't belong to a plane, Malaysian Director General of Civil Aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told The Associated Press amid media reports that a new plane part was found. Malaysian government officials will ask...

  • BRASILIA, July 31- Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE and federal prosecutors signed a leniency deal on Friday with engineering company Camargo Correa aimed at obtaining evidence of alleged price-fixing of contracts to build a nuclear power plant. Camargo Correa was the first of Brazil's construction firms to have its top executives convicted of...

  • LONDON, July 31- IAG, owner of British Airways and Iberia, said on Friday it will continue to focus on driving down costs as competition intensifies both within Europe and as rivals put on more capacity on its all-important transatlantic routes. IAG, which is buying Aer Lingus to add to a portfolio comprising BA, Iberia and Vueling, said its unit revenue per...

  • BRISBANE, Australia— Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14- hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney. James Bassos, of Brisbane, is suing the Abu Dhabi- based airline in the Queensland state District Court over a permanent...

  • SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion— A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished more than a year ago. The surprise discovery of the debris on a rocky beach stirred hopes and emotion among families of the...

  • A V Homes reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 6:33 PM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ A V Homes Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.5 million in its second quarter. A V Homes shares have declined nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: A V Homes, Earnings Report.

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas— No injuries were reported after a tire on a landing gear on a Spirit Airlines jet caught fire while landing at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Airline spokeswoman Paul Berry says Spirit Flight 407 was arriving shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday from a three-hour flight from Orlando, Florida, when the tire on a landing gear ignited.

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas— Three passengers were slightly hurt while evacuating an American Airlines jet after smoke was detected in the plane as it prepared to leave Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. American spokeswoman Andrea Huguely says the crew of Flight 1658 deployed the emergency slides during Thursday's incident. Huguely says American officials...

  • Virgin America's 2Q profit beats Wall Street forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:51 AM ET

    Virgin America's second-quarter profit beat Wall Street expectations on cheaper fuel, and the airline plans to grow at a double-digit rate next year after it starts flying to Hawaii. For example, he said, Virgin will resume flights between San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and offer an additional daily flight to New York from both San Francisco and Los...

  • Vice president of flight operations Greg Baden and director of flight safety Michael Wuerger were at the controls of the July 23 flight with 144 passengers on board, the airline said. The plane left Las Vegas more than an hour behind schedule, according to tracking service FlightAware.com. The airline said that's because a passenger had a medical emergency in...