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  • ISTANBUL— A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul was evacuated Saturday after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms. The Turkish Airlines cabin crew found the words "BOMB TO TORONTO" on the bathroom's wall on Flight TK-17 during its pushback from the gate, a Turkish Airlines press official told The Associated Press. The plane was leaving...

  • General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra announces that Chevrolet will begin testing a fleet of Bolt autonomous vehicles in Michigan during a news conference in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., December 15, 2016.

    General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 17- Shares in Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA hit a near two-year high on Friday as a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter loss and bullish operational targets for this year fanned investor hopes Brazil's No. 2 airline would soon return to profitability. The airline also issued new revenue, margin and cost targets that investors viewed as...

  • EHANG 184 drone

    Strap on your jetpack. The future is now, Curbed reports.

  • LANTANA, Fla.— President Donald Trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent Mar-a-Lago visits have flight schools and other companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive. The Secret Service closed Lantana Airport on Friday for the third straight weekend because of the president's return to his Palm Beach resort, meaning its maintenance...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 17- Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA on Friday posted a much lower-than-expected fourth-quarter loss and issued a bullish forecast for this year on falling borrowing costs and a stronger currency, sending its shares surging. São Paulo-based Gol, Brazil's second biggest airline in fleet size after LATAM Airlines Group, said its net loss...

  • DALLAS— Southwest Airlines Co. is suing a major union and its leaders, charging that they did nothing to stop mechanics from boycotting overtime assignments. Dallas- based Southwest, the nation's fourth-biggest airline, says it relies on mechanics working consistent overtime hours to keep up with maintenance work, and that a boycott has driven up costs by...

  • Delta brings back plane food on long flights

    The airline plans to reinstate free meals for economy class passengers on some long domestic US flights.

  • A farmer unloads harvested corn for ethanol production with his John Deere combine harvester in Marshall, Missouri.

    Deere & Co reported a rise in quarterly revenue and expects stronger growth during 2017.

  • Feb 17- Air Canada reported a bigger quarterly loss as the airline cut fares to fill seats in long-haul leisure markets. The company's net loss widened to C $179 million, or 66 Canadian cents per share, in the latest quarter from C $116 million, or 41 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier. The Montreal- based airline's revenue rose 7.6 percent to C $3.43 billion.

  • Delta Air Lines planes at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City.

    Delta said Thursday it will start serving meals to all passengers on 12 long-haul routes over the next several weeks.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov at the Naval Base of Black Sea Fleet on September 23, 2014 in Novorossiysk, Russia.

    Russia remains a threatening adversary of the US, but the country's recent aggressive military actions aren't signs of an imminent conflict, US officials told NBC News.

  • Amazon might be muscling its way into delivery services but this is not necessarily a competitive issue for logistics companies such as UPS.

  • Oliver Sleath, European airlines analyst at Barclays, takes a look at how key European airlines are faring in the current market environment.

  • *Plans to launch flights to Hong Kong mid-year. SYDNEY, Feb 17- Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd on Friday said it would defer the delivery of new Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft for at least a year as it continues to battle against tough demand conditions in the domestic aviation market. Virgin Chief Executive John Borghetti said the capital cost of buying the new...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalized a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighboring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalised a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighbouring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalized a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighboring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 17- China's Juneyao Airlines has finalised a $1.32 bln order for five Boeing 787-9 dreamliners, part of a plan for new routes to North America, Europe and Australia over the next four years. Juneyao currently operates domestic routes or short-haul international flights to neighbouring countries such as Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

  • Feb 16- Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has sent a letter to CSX Corp after the U.S. railroad operator called for a special meeting of its shareholders to discuss requests by the hedge fund. Mantle Ridge, which owns about 4.9 percent of the company's stock, is trying to install Hunter Harrison, outgoing chief executive officer of Canadian Pacific...

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