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  • FAA: Ground stop for American Airlines Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    FAA: Ground stop for American Airlines

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on a ground stop in place until 2:30pm EST for American Airlines.

  • The 1:30 p.m. ET meeting, listed on a public schedule, will mark the first time the chief executives of Delta Air Lines Inc and American Airlines Group Inc have won time with Kerry in a months-long crusade to persuade the Obama administration to talk with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates about curbing alleged unfair competition from the Gulf.

  • AIRLINE CEOS TO MEET WITH SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY THURSDAY TO ARGUE FOR ACTION ON ALLEGED GULF-AIRLINE SUBSIDIES- STATE DEPT OFFICIAL.

  • *Ryanair targeting 160 million passengers a year. *Germany a key focus for expansion. ESSEN, Germany, Sept 17- Ryanair expects to be operating one in every four European short-haul flights within the next eight to 10 years, driven by expansion in countries such as Germany as some of its rivals retreat, its chief executive said.

  • China sees growth as antidote to currency woes -sources Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 4:13 AM ET

    *Beijing aims to ease pressure on currency and forex reserves. *China's forex reserves down 11 pct since June 2014. Beijing will channel funds mainly into infrastructure projects, including railways, roads and airports, and the central bank will cut interest rates and bank reserve requirements, policy insiders say, reigniting fears of reverting to an old...

  • China, US firms team up for LA-Vegas rail link Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 3:21 AM ET
    Mechanics check a high-speed train at Xi'an Electric Multiple Unit Maintenance Base

    The move represents the latest push by Beijing to export its high-speed rail technology and tap lucrative offshore markets.

  • The new Civic is designed to deliver more than 40 miles per gallon in highway driving, John Mendel, executive vice president of Honda's U.S. sales arm said in Detroit Wednesday. Honda said it will disclose prices for the new Civic later, but Mendel said they will be in line with the current model, which starts at about $18,490. In the 1980 s, Civics drove Honda's...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- General Motors Co has agreed to pay $900 million and sign a deferred-prosecution agreement to end a U.S. government investigation into its handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths, two sources told Reuters. The company's expected $900 million payment, confirmed by a second source, is less than the $1.2 billion that Toyota...

  • Lyft-Didi alliance takes on Uber Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 2:51 PM ET
    Lyft-Didi alliance takes on Uber

    Lyft and China's Didi have reportedly formed an alliance to take on Uber. CNBC's Kate Rogers has the details.

  • Is Uber really sacrificing profit for this? Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies, speaks during the DreamForce Conference in San Francisco, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

    Despite criticism of Uber's surge pricing, CEO Travis Kalanick says the company's carpooling service brings with it less profit.

  • How we'll make Elon Musk's hyperloop a reality: CEO Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 2:09 PM ET
    Hyperloop Technologies rendering

    Hyperloop Technologies's new CEO Robert Lloyd says it's all about execution because "the engineering is a certainty."

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- A U.S. watchdog office urged Congress on Wednesday to empower regulators to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for freight and passenger railroads to adopt new safety technology that could prevent major derailments and other deadly crashes. The report surfaced a week after major freight railroads stepped up pressure on Congress to extend the...

  • Airfares continue to drop after steep July decline Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    A United Airlines jet passes the air traffic control tower at Los Angles International Airport (LAX) during take-off in Los Angeles, California.

    Airline fares dipped once again after a steep decline in July. What will Thursday's Fed decision mean for potential passengers?

  • CHICAGO, Sept 16- Package delivery company FedEx Corp posted a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, but missed Wall Street expectations due to weak global economic conditions and the strong U.S. dollar. Often considered a bellwether of U.S. economic activity, FedEx said it now expects earnings per share for the fiscal 2016 year ending May 31 next year in a range...

  • BERLIN/NEW YORK, Sept 16- Airlines are trying to draw passengers away from low-price comparison sites and back to their own home pages, seeking to boost profits by selling them extra services such as additional legroom or access to airport lounges. Airlines across Europe and the United States are experimenting with strategies to bring travellers back to...

  • Airlines try to woo customers back to their own websites Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    BERLIN/NEW YORK, Sept 16- Airlines are trying to draw passengers away from low-price comparison sites and back to their own home pages, seeking to boost profits by selling them extra services such as additional legroom or access to airport lounges. Airlines across Europe and the United States are experimenting with strategies to bring travellers back to...

  • Airline grounds 125 staff deemed too fat to fly Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Air India flight attendants pose for a photo during the unveiling of Air India's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Indira Gandhi International airport terminal 3 in New Delhi.

    In what could be a weighty problem for Air-India, the carrier is planning to ground 125 cabin crew for being overweight, according to reports.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 16- Package delivery company FedEx Corp posted a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday, but missed Wall Street expectations due to weak global economic conditions and the strong U.S. dollar. Often considered a bellwether of U.S. economic activity, FedEx said it now expects earnings per share for the fiscal 2016 year ending May 31 next year in a range...

  • FedEx quarterly earnings rise, miss Wall Street estimates Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 7:40 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Sept 16- Package delivery company FedEx Corp on Wednesday reported a higher quarterly net profit, but missed Wall Street estimates as weak global economic conditions and the strong U.S. dollar weighed on results. The Memphis- based company reported a fiscal 2016 first-quarter net profit of $692 million or $2.42 per share, up 6 percent from $653 million...

  • FedEx earnings miss, outlook warning Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 7:31 AM ET
    A file photo of a FedEx truck

    FedEx posted earnings that fell short of expectations. The package-delivery giant also lowered its fiscal year outlook.

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