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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 8- Ethiopian Airlines told Boeing Co that the shutdown of the U.S. Export-Import Bank raised concerns about the airline's ability to take delivery of Boeing jets already ordered and would force it to reevaluate future orders. Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Tewolde GebreMariam told Boeing in the letter dated Oct. 3 that uncertainty about...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 8- Ethiopian Airlines told Boeing Co that the shutdown of the U.S. Export-Import Bank has triggered concerns about the airline's ability to take delivery of Boeing jets already ordered, and would force it to reevaluate future orders. Boeing released a letter from Tewolde GebreMariam, chief executive officer of the airline, on Thursday, saying...

  • Uber checks connections between hacker and Lyft Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:09 AM ET
    An Uber vehicle cruises Manhattan in New York City.

    Uber is focusing its legal efforts on learning more about an Internet address that it has persuaded a court could lead to identifying the hacker.

  • VistaJet propelled by US growth Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    VistaJet makes business aviation simple

    Thomas Flohr, chairman and founder of VistaJet, says the group has seen a growth in its international traffic, in particular in the U.S., for private jet hire.

  • VW: Don't expect quick results from emissions probe Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 11:20 PM ET
    A Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego on Sept. 23, 2015.

    Volkswagen has warned it would take time to investigate its rigging of emissions tests, hours before it is due to give updates on its findings.

  • 'Amtrak shutdown' would go way beyond just Amtrak Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:05 PM ET
    A train conductor signals from an Amtrak train September 3, 2015 in New Carrollton, Maryland.

    The economic impact of an Amtrak shutdown would mean more than an inconvenience for commuters. It may affect the larger economy.

  • Hidden cost of sitting in the waiting room: $43 Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 2:44 PM ET

    Overall, people spent more than two hours on the average doctor's visit, which means they spent two hours not doing work.

  • Airplane bunk beds? You have to see to believe ... Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 12:43 PM ET

    Airbus has filed yet another unusual patent for passenger seating in order to optimize space in transport cabins of planes, buses and trains.

  • Volkswagen dealer: This was fraud Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    A sign marks the location of a Volkswagen dealership in Evanston, Illinois.

    In 23 years selling Volkswagens, Steve Kalafer reckons he has never seen anything as bad as the German automaker's rigging of emissions tests.

  • Norwegian Air hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees.

  • AirAsia taps investors to go private: Reuters Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 8:59 PM ET

    The founders of AirAsia are sounding out investors to take the company private in a management-led buyout, people familiar with the matter said.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjorn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday. Europe's third-largest budget airline is considering flights to Edinburgh and Bergen, Norway from U.S. airports that have little to no...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Thousands of cattle owned by beef producer Minerva SA are thought to have died when a boat leaving a port in northern Brazil overturned, the company and Williams Shipping Agents said on Tuesday. Minerva said in a securities filing that a ship transporting its cattle had tipped over after departing from the Vila do Conde port in Barcarena.

  • Oct 6- General Electric Co said on Tuesday it was inspecting out-of-service versions of the engine component involved in a fire with a British Airways plane last month to further determine the cause of the engine failure. On Sept. 8, a British Airways plane, a Boeing 777, caught fire upon take-off from Las Vegas to London; all 157 passengers and 13 crew members...

  • Amtrak threatens to suspend service in December Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    A new Siemens-built Amtrak Cities Sprinter locomotive passes work crews in Hamilton, N.J., where a new substation and catenary system will support future high-speed rail.

    Amtrak on Tuesday threatened to suspend some train service unless Congress extends a deadline for adding safety technology.

  • Amtrak threatens service disruption Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Amtrak threatens service disruption

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports that Amtrak threatened to suspend some train service unless Congress extends a deadline for adding safety technology

  • *AirAsia currently valued at nearly $800 mln after slump. SINGAPORE, Oct 6- Founders of Asia's largest budget carrier, AirAsia, are sounding out investors to take the company private in a management-led buyout, after a critical research report knocked its shares to a seven-year low, people familiar with the matter said. Group CEO Fernandes, who has led AirAsia's...

  • This is the best day to book your holiday flights Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Family holiday vacation airport passengers

    Whether you're taking to the skies for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's, one week is better than any other to purchase your airfares.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 6- Founders of Asia's No.1 budget carrier AirAsia Bhd are sounding out investors to take the company private in a management-led buyout, after its shares took a beating this year following a critical research report, people familiar with the matter said. AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes and his long-time business partner Kamarudin Meranun are...

  • TOKYO, Oct 6- Toyota Motor Corp said it would aim to bring to market cars that can autonomously change lanes, merge with traffic, and overtake other vehicles on highways by around 2020 as it aims to catch up in the nascent field of self-driving cars. Toyota also said it would launch three models in Japan this year equipped with "intelligent transportation system"...

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