US aviation authorities on Wednesday extended a ban on US airlines flying to Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and airlines halting flights into Tel Aviv are stirring up controversy over who should decide where it's safe to fly.
Despite security concerns and an FAA ban, Secretary of State John Kerry and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew into Israel on Wednesday.
Delta decided to halt flights to Tel Aviv before U.S. regulators ordered a ban, CEO Richard Anderson said.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat-to-higher start to trade on Wednesday, with earnings due early from Boeing and PepsiCo.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The FAA barred U.S. flights to Israel for 24 hours after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion airport. Some European carriers canceled flights as well.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
After days of outrage over the handling of the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine, European ministers meet to discuss further sanctions against Russia.
Everyone was waiting for a catalyst to end the bull market—the downing of Flight MH17 plane may be it, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger.
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai flying to Ukraine to assist in investigation, believes plane had been shot down.
The journey of the 298 souls on board the ill-fated Flight MH17 was violently cut short at 30,000 feet above ground, victims of a war not their own. NBC reports.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
The Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed on Thursday morning in Ukraine was flying in open air space, Eurocontrol authorities said.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
It's easy to overestimate the Ex-Im Bank opposition, but the bank is likely to survive the latest conservative attacks, Politico's Ben White says.
Increasing demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – China in particular – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.
For thousands of Americans who flew this spring, fewer flights arrived on time and more of their bags were mishandled by airlines.