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  • SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Aug 31- A JetBlue Airways Corp passenger jet landed in the central Cuban city of Santa Clara on Wednesday, becoming the first scheduled commercial passenger flight from the United States to the island in more than a half century. Cuba and the United States began normalizing relations in December 2014 after 18 months of secret talks and have...

  • SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Aug 31- A JetBlue Airways Corp passenger jet landed in Santa Clara, Cuba on Wednesday, becoming the first scheduled passenger flight from the United States in more than a half century. The Airbus A320, packed with officials including JetBlue's chief executive and the U.S. Transportation Secretary, touched down in what the Obama administration...

  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug 31- The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century departed on Wednesday, opening another chapter in the Obama administration's efforts to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. The first of several U.S. carriers to begin serving Cuba in the coming months,...

  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug 31- The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century was set to depart on Wednesday, opening another chapter in the Obama administration's efforts to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. The first of several U.S. carriers to begin serving Cuba in the coming months,...

  • SEOUL, Aug 31- South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd filed for court receivership on Wednesday after losing the support of its banks, setting the stage for its assets to be frozen as ports from China to Spain denied access to its vessels. Hanjin Shipping, South Korea's biggest shipping firm, announced the filing for receivership and a request to the court to freeze...

  • SEOUL, Aug 31- Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would seek court receivership after losing the support of its banks, as ports from China to Spain denied access to its vessels and a rival eyed some of the South Korean container liner's assets. A bankruptcy for Hanjin Shipping would be the largest ever for a container shipper in terms of capacity, according...

  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug 31- The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century is set to depart on Wednesday, starting a new chapter in the Obama administration's bid to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. The first of several U.S. carriers to begin serving Cuba in the coming months, JetBlue...

  • The Hanjin Chongqing container ship departs the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.

    Marginalized players have been sidelined, while the shipping industry is consolidating at the top, says Drewry Financial Research Services' Rahul Kapoor.

  • A sign displayed at an Uber office during a driver recruitment event in Hong Kong.

    Car-hailing firm Uber is putting the brakes on its taxi and van ­services in Hong Kong, effective from Monday, the SCMP reports.

  • The Waze app on a mobile phone.

    Google will launch a ride-sharing service in San Francisco, an unnamed source told The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

  • Boeing halts jet price hikes

    For the first time in seven years, Boeing has skipped raising airplane prices. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Google to expand ride-sharing service in SF -DJ

    According to Dow Jones, Google is now expanding their ride-sharing service in San Francisco. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the details.

  • Google self-driving car project

    Nick Bilton, Vanity Fair, discusses the future of driverless cars and Uber technology.

  • Alphabet executive steps down from Uber board

    The move signals a growing rivalry between Alphabet and Uber in the autonomous vehicle space.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: A closer look at transports

    Jim Cramer explains what's important about United Continental and American Airlines.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 30- Silicon Valley self-driving startup Drive.ai has named to its board a former Wall Street investment banker and General Motors Co executive as investor interest in autonomous vehicles intensifies. Steve Girsky, a former GM vice chairman and Morgan Stanley alum, was named a Drive.ai director on Tuesday. The addition of Girsky is a...

  • Cars for sale, car dealership

    The price of the same used car can vary widely depending on what city you're shopping in.

  • Kurdistan has been exporting crude independently via Turkey since mid-2015 after saying Baghdad had failed to respect an oil revenue-sharing deal and transfer enough money to Erbil. It had refrained from doing so in recent months as it was preparing for new talks on revenue-sharing with Kurdistan and had resumed shipping crude from the northern Kirkuk...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 30- Hong Kong shares bounced on Tuesday amid doubts the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates as soon as September. Most sectors in Hong Kong rose, with material stocks leading the rise. China Southern Airlines' Hong Kong- traded stock slumped over 6 percent, after the carrier reported an 11 percent drop in first-half profit.

  • Uber suspends taxi service in Abu Dhabi

    Mustafa Alrawi, business editor of The National, explains why the ride-hailing app Uber has suspended operations in Abu Dhabi.

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