Business Transportation

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising cheap trans-Atlantic flights when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York's Hudson Valley. Year-round flights from those airports to Edinburgh, Scotland, begin in June, and to Ireland and Northern Ireland in July. The service includes flights to...

  • Beginning in mid-June, the low-cost European carrier will launch one-way flights from Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut to destinations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This compares to one-way New York to Dublin air ticket...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- U.S. subscription-based airline Surf Air will launch in Europe in May, targeting people who fly business class in a potential challenge to the continent's traditional airlines. The London- headquartered airline will try to better what its sister company, Surf Air, has done in California. Across U.S. and European operations, Surf Air expects to...

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Feb 23- Brussels Airport is being prepared for a potential sale as one of its owners is planning an exit from Belgium's main hub, according to several people close to the matter. Brussels is Europe's 26th largest airport, located in Zaventum just outside the city which houses the main European Union and NATO headquarters. Brussels airport is the...

  • WASHINGTON— With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. GM began by getting a bill passed last year on its home turf, in Michigan.

  • LONDON, Feb 23- U.S. subscription-based airline Surf Air will launch in Europe in May, targeting people who fly business-class in a potential challenge to the continent's traditional airlines. The London- headquartered airline will try to better what its sister company, Surf Air, has done in California. Surf Air has ordered 45 Swiss-made Pilatus eight-seat jets...

  • Leather jackets were the swag that broke the millennial's back in the Uber sexism saga, Recode reports.

  • Australian airline Qantas, seen here with CEO Alan Joyce, launched daily flights between Sydney and Beijing in January 2017 for the first time since 2009 to capitalise on the increasing growth of the Australia-China travel market.

    Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways on Thursday announced better-than-expected 1H results, sending share prices rallying to a 10-month high.

  • Qantas in a sweet spot: Expert

    Peter Harbison of CAPA - Centre for Aviation weighs in on the results from Qantas and the AirAsia Group.

  • SYDNEY/ WELLINGTON Feb 23- Qantas Airways Ltd and Air New Zealand Ltd reported first-half profit declines as an expansion in capacity by rivals hit international airfares, but both airlines said they expect the fierce competition to moderate. Shares in the carriers climbed as Air New Zealand said it was already seeing a reduction in flights by Chinese...

  • DALLAS— The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United. The "basic economy" fares from American and United are designed to attract the kind of thrifty fliers that have helped Spirit double in revenue in four years. At least Spirit passengers know what they're getting for what...

  • Qantas is outperforming competitors: CEO

    However, international airlines are facing headwinds on the capacity front, says Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas.

  • A closer look at Qantas earnings

    George Boubouras, CIO of Contango Asset Management, says the Australian airlines put forward a good set of results.

  • Qantas Airways, Australia's biggest airline, on Thursday posted a 7.5 percent fall in first-half underlying profit.

  • DALLAS _ Energy Transfer Partners L.P. on Wednesday reported a loss of $458 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.71 billion.

  • The incident Monday at New York's Kennedy Airport is being investigated by the Transportation Security Administration, the agency that was created to protect the nation's airports after the 2001 attacks. "Mistakes happen, but they're supposed to be there to protect our lives," said Kylie Welsh, who returned to Boston from a trip to Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

  • The moment Harrison Ford accidentally flew over a jetliner

    Recently released video footage shows actor Harrison Ford's plane mistakenly flying over a jet at an airport in Southern California.

  • Larry Page chief executive officer of Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc.

    The service allows commuters to pick up extra passengers along their route for a small fee, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • An Airbus A400M military aircraft with army personnel onboard takes off from the German army Bundeswehr airbase in Jagel, northern Germany.

    Airbus has been forced to write-off billions of dollars as it struggles to get its beleaguered A400M military plane back on track.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Computer troubles are causing problems for American Airlines' passengers at Philadelphia International Airport. American spokeswoman Katie Cody says American's system did not return at 4 a.m. Wednesday after the airport conducted a planned internet outage overnight. As a result, American must manually check in passengers and has halted all...

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