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  • 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.

  • "The power of this app is the more people we get using it, the better it's going to be," Preiss told the Dayton Daily News. Pilots spotted more than 650 unmanned aircraft as of Aug. 9; there were fewer than 250 sightings all of last year, the FAA reported. The FAA generally restricts drone flights to beneath 400 feet and at least 5 miles from an airport.

  • Cabbage truck crash blocks NY highway Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    A truck carrying cabbage rolled over dumping its load across Interstate 490 east near the Clinton Avenue exit in Rochester, N.Y. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

    Commuters in Rochester, New York saw heavy delays on Monday after a truck carrying heads of cabbage overturned on Interstate 490.

  • TOKYO— Japan's Defense Ministry wants to buy an advanced Aegis radar-equipped destroyer and more F-35 fighters under its largest-ever budget to bolster the defense of southern islands amid a territorial dispute with China. Abe's government says Japan needs to bolster its military role amid China's growing territorial assertiveness and the rising risk...

  • Aug 28- FedEx Corp pilot union's executive council has voted in favor of a tentative contract that seeks better employment terms including higher hourly pay rates and retirement plan enhancement, the Air Line Pilots Association said. The FedEx master executive council voted late on Thursday to approve the collective bargaining agreement reached on Aug. 19...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 28- United Airlines plans to change the way it schedules flights and to use new technology to tackle the delays and cancellations that have hurt its competitiveness, company executives told Reuters. The new initiatives aim to narrow the gap in performance between United Continental Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines Inc, which has the best on-time...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- Uber Technologies Inc has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, additions to its staff that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars. Charlie Miller, who had been working at Twitter Inc, and Chris Valasek, who worked at security firm IOActive, left their jobs on...

  • NEW YORK— A Transportation Security Administration officer has been accused of luring a passenger into a bathroom at New York's LaGuardia Airport and molesting her. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says TSA officer Maxie Oquendo was arrested Thursday. Prosecutors say Oquendo approached the woman Tuesday as she was...

  • NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.— A pilot died when his propeller-driven stunt plane crashed while he was practicing tricks for a weekend air show in New York's Hudson Valley, state police said Friday. Trooper Steven Nevel said the accident happened around 2 p.m. Friday at Stewart International Airport in the Orange County town of New Windsor, where the New York Air Show is...

  • 10 longest nonstop flights Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Dubai International Airport, UAE.

    Not wild about long flights? Avoid these.

  • America's big rigs... pretty and smart Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 7:49 AM ET
    America's big rigs... pretty and smart

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on the latest technological advancements in the trucking industry.

  • LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas plans to double the number of international gates at McCarran International Airport with the expectation that foreign travel to the destination will climb as officials seek out prized direct flights, particularly with Asia. McCarran International Airport director Rosemary Vassiliadis said Thursday that construction to convert...

  • Feds: Land eyed for stadium must be sold for market value Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Federal highway regulators have told state officials that if the Pawtucket Red Sox build a stadium on land that was supposed to be a park, the land will have to be sold at fair market value first, a requirement that could add millions to the bottom line. The state Department of Transportation wrote to the Federal Highway Administration at the...

  • This is the worst city for traffic Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 11:27 AM ET
    Rush hour traffic moves along 16th Street north of the White House in Washington, DC.

    Rush hour congestion adds 82 hours of suffering each year to the average commute around Washington, D.C., USAT reports.

  • 10 automakers sued in US over keyless ignitions Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 7:46 AM ET
    Ten automakers are sued in U.S. over 'deadly' keyless ignitions.

    The defendants include BMW, Daimler's Mercedes Benz; Fiat Chrysler; Ford Motor; General Motors; and Honda.

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