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  • INDIANAPOLIS— Shares of regional airline operator Republic Airways tumbled Wednesday after the Teamsters union declined to let pilots vote on the company's latest contract offer, raising the prospect of a bankruptcy filing. Republic Airways Holdings Inc. shares were down 60 cents, or 19.8 percent, to $2.43 in midmorning trading. In a statement, Republic CEO...

  • The agency also named FAA official Earl Lawrence as director of its UAS Integration Office, an existing position responsible for crafting new commercial drone regulations that are expected early next year. Lawrence, who joined FAA in 2010, previously led the agency's Kansas City- based Small Airplane Directorate, which is charged with regulating small...

  • A file photo of a military parade in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing.

    China is forecast to double its annual defense budget by the end of the decade, according to a study published on Wednesday.

  • Trading the transports 14 Hours Ago
    Trading the transports

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at several transport stocks that have benefited from the tank in oil prices.

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments. The announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation comes as rail crossing collisions have increased over the past several years, following more...

  • Opportunity in transports

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at a few select transport stocks poised for growth despite a weakening global economy.

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Commuter rail advocates are optimistic about the state's plans to upgrade service on the fast-growing Waterbury branch line on Metro-North Railroad. Dannel P. Malloy's 30- year, $100 billion transportation overhaul includes plans to spend $350 million to improve rail service between Bridgeport and Waterbury. And in December, $7 million in...

  • PYONGYANG, North Korea— If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse. They are clearly not the world's worst airline, "said Simon Cockerell, of the Koryo...

  • Astrobotic Technology aims to launch their private mission which will deliver the first batch of human ashes to the moon in 2017.

    Celestial funeral firm Elysium Space is now offering a “Lunar Memorial,” in which your cremated remains are privately dispatched to the moon.

  • Why China wants to build Indonesia's high-speed rail

    Johnson Leung, head of regional transport at Jefferies Group, discusses the interest that China had shown in the building of a high-speed railway in Indonesia.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Sept 1- Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, won another round of incentives on Tuesday to build and fly rockets near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Commissioners in Brevard County, home of the space center, approved by a 4 to 1 vote adding an $8 million grant for the project, bringing the total value of state, regional and...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida, Sept 1- Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, won another round of incentives on Tuesday to build and fly rockets near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Commissioners in Brevard County, home of the space center, approved by a 4 to 1 vote adding an $8 million grant for the project, bringing the total value of state,...

  • 'McDealerships' multiply to serve auto-sales boom Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    Toyota dealership, auto dealer, auto sales

    The rise in US auto sales is sparking the emergence of the so-called "McDealership," and possibly creating a new leg for economic growth.

  • Russia's flagship airline to take over domestic rival Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia's second-largest passenger airline, the struggling Transaero, will be taken over by the country's top carrier, Aeroflot. Transaero has been struggling with debt at a time when Russia's economic problems have buffeted the airline industry. Aeroflot led Russian airlines by transporting 14.6 million passengers on domestic and international...

  • Hotels should also be required to include any mandatory fees in their room rates, the Transportation Department's Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections recommended. The panel's recommendation on hotels was directed to the Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating such so called drip pricing. The Transportation Department...

  • AMARILLO, Texas— Six people face federal charges after the cabin crew and passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight said they behaved in such an aggressive and hostile manner that the flight made an unscheduled landing in Amarillo, Texas. All are jailed without bond in the Randall County Jail in nearby Canyon, Texas, pending a federal detention hearing in...

  • Start-up packs and ships your clothes when abroad Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 3:08 PM ET
    File photo: Travelers form a long security check line that is extended out of departure lounge at Los Angeles airport.

    Start-up DUFL stores items from your closet and ships them where you travel, so you never have to pack again.

  • What's cheaper in your city: Cabs or ride shares? Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    Taxis come down Second Avenue in New York.

    What is the best cab option in 16 out of 20 major cities.

  • America's most tricked-out big-rig trucks Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 2:12 PM ET
    Chrome cab of "Widow Maker" at the Great American Trucking Show Pride and Polish contest in Dallas TX.

    Some of the hottest trucks in the country were in Dallas to compete in Overdrive’s Pride & Polish truck beauty championship.

  • And the world's busiest airport is... Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 12:56 PM ET
    Airline jets come and go at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta.

    A report released on Monday by the Airports Council International lists the busiest airports in the world in 2014.

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