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  • Cramer Refutes Bearish Arguments Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 6:47 PM ET

    “These pullbacks are temporary and not malignant,” the “Mad Money” host said.

  • Qantas First-Half Profit Halves; Flags Job Cuts Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    Australia's top airline Qantas Airways posted a 51.5 percent fall in first-half underlying profit after a bitter industrial dispute and high fuel bills took their toll and said it planned job cuts to offset challenging conditions.

  • Airline Stocks Flying High Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 2:30 PM ET
    Airline Stocks Flying High

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides a closer look at which airline stocks are soaring this year.

  • Dennis Gartman: Watch These Shipping Stocks Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:38 PM ET

    Noted investor Dennis Gartman thinks investors should be ready to jump into shipping stocks.

  • India's Troubled Airline Sector Running Out of Options Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:59 PM ET
    An Air India aircraft prepares to land at the international airport in Mumbai

    Over the last decade, domestic air traffic in India has grown from 13 million people annually to an estimated 52 million in 2011, making it the fastest-growing passenger market among major economies. Yet India’s airline industry is losing money and in deep debt, with few solutions in sight.

  • Has Airline Service Gotten Better? Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    Take the poll and let us know if you think airline service has gotten better, worse or remained the same.

  • Aircraft With Unusual Purposes Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    When you think of aircraft, you usually imagine passenger planes, private jets or military aircraft. But what about planes that aren’t designed to only carry passengers? Planes that are created for specific functions like saving lives, construction, espionage, as well as those that will transform the way we travel in the future.We’ve put together a list of eight innovative aircraft — from old models to state-of-the-art. Each of them was specifically designed to perform a function or solve a prob

    When you think of aircraft, you usually imagine passenger planes, private jets or military aircraft. But what about planes that don't just carry passengers?Here are some uncommon aircraft with important functions.

  • 787 Glitch to Take Days to Fix: Boeing Sunday, 12 Feb 2012 | 7:10 PM ET
    787 Glitch to Take Days to Fix: Boeing

    Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes says the latest glitch with the 787 Dreamliner aircraft will take days, not weeks, to fix.

  • Tesla Unveils First SUV: Model X Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 11:06 PM ET
    Tesla's Model X

    Electric car company Tesla has taken the wraps off of its first SUV, The Model X. Unveiling it Thursday night at the company's design studio in southern California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the Model X will "redefine the upscale SUV market."

  • Airbus A380 Wing Checks Extended to Entire Fleet Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 11:56 PM ET
    The engine of the Airbus A380 at the Airbus plant in Hamburg on October 30, 2009.

    European air safety officials extended checks for Airbus A380 wing cracks to the entire superjumbo fleet on Wednesday and said the widespread defects could pose a safety risk if left unremedied.

  • Qantas Grounds an Airbus A380 Due to Cracks Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    This file photo taken on September 21, 2008 shows the first Qantas Airbus A380 passing the Qantas fleet at Sydney International Airport after two years of production delays and 200 million USD in compensation. Australian flag-carrier Qantas on August 19, 2009 posted an 88 percent drop in annual net profit to 96.6 million USD and unveiled a massive cost-cutting plan to counter the financial beating.

    Australia's Qantas Airways said on Wednesday it had grounded one its flagship Airbus A380 aircraft for up to a week after engineers found dozens of cracks in its wings during detailed inspections following a flight hit by turbulence.

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    Undeterred by the strong Aussie dollar Chinese are flocking to Australia, making up for the lack of Western tourists.

  • Ford Asks GM to Pull Its Super Bowl Ad Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | 5:02 PM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    Ford Motor is demanding that rival General Motors pull a Super Bowl commercial that implies the Chevrolet Silverado pickup is more dependable than the Ford F-Series.

  • GM Dealers Agree to Upgrade, but Not All Are Happy Saturday, 4 Feb 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    General Motors said Saturday that most of its 4,400 U.S. dealers have agreed to upgrade their showrooms over the next four years.

  • Hungary's Malev Airline Ceases Operations Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 5:07 AM ET

    Hungary's national carrier Malev ceased operations and grounded all its flights Friday in response to an "unsustainable" financial situation.

  • Koreans Flourish in Stagnant German Car Market Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 7:02 PM ET
    Hyundai's Veloster

    South Korean automaker Hyundai and its affiliate Kia in January posted huge gains in the stagnant German car market, Europe's largest, official data showed on Thursday.

  • Gartman: Ignore This Global Economic Indicator Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 1:54 PM ET

    This one-time gauge of global economic activity has outlived its usefulness, investor Dennis Gartman said Wednesday.

  • A California start-up is turning car sharing into an easy way to make a few extra bucks.

  • UPS Earnings Show Economic Improvement Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 8:00 AM ET
    UPS Earnings Show Economic Improvement

    UPS Q4 earnings shows revenues came in slightly lower than expected but because volume is better than expected it shows the economy is improving slightly, says Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

  • 8 Stocks to Ride the Economic Revival Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 6:24 PM ET details a few stocks that could "beat the postman" as parcel and message carriers replace the bag carrier, including UPS and FedEx.