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  • Airplane passengers check their flights on departure boards at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    If you're looking for dependable flights, you might just be in luck...if you fly in and out of this airport.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 7- United Airlines was fined $2.75 million by the U.S. Transportation Department for violating rules governing tarmac delays and the assistance of passengers with disabilities, the agency said on Thursday. In addition, severe weather in December 2013 and May 2015 led United to violate a rule that requires airlines to offer passengers the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The U.S. Transportation Department said it fined United Airlines $2.75 million on Thursday for breaking rules protecting air travelers with disabilities and prohibiting long tarmac delays. The airline, part of United Continental Holdings Inc, was also ordered not to break those rules in future, the department said in a statement.

  • UNITED AIRLINES FINED $2.75 MLN FOR BREAKING RULES ON PROTECTING AIR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES, LONG TARMAC DELAYS- U.S.

  • Astronaut Scott Kelly on the International Space Station. Kelly has broken the record for most days spent in space as well as the most consecutive days spent in space.

    A report commissioned by NASA discusses the risks of one of the agency's big goals: more human space travel.

  • The EHang 184 unveiled at CES. The drone can carry a human passenger

    Chinese drone maker Ehang Inc. on Wednesday unveiled what it calls the world's first drone capable of carrying a human passenger.

  • Pension funds such as the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and sovereign wealth funds such as China Investment Corp, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and the Kuwait Investment Authority have already invested in Australian assets and could be prominent players in the new government sales. "There's a massive amount of money looking for yield," said...

  • Jan 6- United Continental Holdings Inc said in a statement that Chief Executive Oscar Munoz underwent a heart transplant on Wednesday, but it expects him to return to the helm of the second-largest U.S. airline by the spring. Brett Hart, the company's general counsel, has run the airline in the interim. The carrier's shares were unchanged in extended trading on the...

  • Jan 6- United Continental Holdings Inc said in a news release that Chief Executive Oscar Munoz underwent a heart transplant on Wednesday and may return to the helm of the second-largest U.S. airline later than expected. United's top officer has been on medical leave since October when he suffered a heart attack, with a planned return in the first quarter.

  • Dow transports hit 52-week low

    Dow transports hit levels it hasn't seen since March of 2014, continuing its bear market trend.

  • NAIROBI, Jan 6- Kenya hopes to start direct commercial flights to the United States by May after it met most of the requirements set by an international aviation authority, its transport minister said on Wednesday. Macharia said several airlines were keen to offer direct flights between Kenya and the United States. Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya's...

  • Trouble-ridden Malaysia Airlines left analysts puzzled after it banned checked baggage on Malaysia-to-Europe routes, before scrapping the ban Wednesday.

  • Jan 5- Spirit Airlines Inc on Tuesday named board member Robert Fornaro as chief executive officer in a move analysts say may nudge it towards a merger with Frontier Airlines and improve its results after a year of unit revenue decline. Fornaro headed AirTran Holdings Inc for nearly four years until Southwest Airlines Co bought it in 2011. Analysts say his...

  • Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Co.

    After a tough opening day for the stock market, at least one automaker says it's not worried about 2016.

  • Fares increased $3 one-way for U.S. domestic flights on American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, Southwest Airlines Co and JetBlue Airways Corp, each company told Reuters. Southwest was the next to follow suit, two analysts said. "The industry has never met a Southwest fare increase it didn't match, for as far back as our...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver's seat in developing self-driving, "autonomous" cars, and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology. As automakers enter agreements with Silicon Valley companies to develop self-driving cars, Tesla...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Ford Motor Co said Tuesday it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars as part of an effort to accelerate autonomous vehicle development. In an announcement coinciding with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford said it will begin using a new, lower cost LiDAR sensor made by California- based Velodyne.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 5- Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver's seat in developing self-driving, "autonomous" cars, and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to lead the way, according to a new report on patents for the fast-evolving technology. As automakers enter agreements with Silicon Valley companies to develop self-driving cars, Tesla...

  • Delta Air Lines Inc increased prices Monday on flights by up to $4 one-way, travel search website FareCompare said Tuesday, adding that Southwest Airlines Co has followed suit. Delta, Southwest, United Continental Holdings Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp did not immediately return requests for comment. "Just as Southwest often plays the spoiler role, competitors...

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