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3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

First-quarter net income at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue.

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Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

7 hrs ago | The Dam Station

Man Removed From Plane In Omaha Pleads Not Guilty

A man removed from a Southwest Airlines aircraft in Omaha after he allegedly tried to open a door during the flight has pleaded not guilty to charges and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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10 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Overhead wire troubles slowed NJ Transit trains

New Jersey Transit trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Transit, Railroads

14 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Indiana man tries to take assault weapon, 70 rounds on plane

NEWARK, N.J. Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

16 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

For airlines not named United, it was a great 1Q

Even with the turbulence of severe winter storms and stubbornly high fuel prices, many of the major airlines are cruising and their stock prices are soaring.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines

18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Southwest posts $152 million first quarter profit

Southwest Airlines said its net income more than doubled to $152 million in the first quarter even though it canceled more than 7,500 flights due to winter storms.

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20 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

UPS profit hurt by severe winter

United Parcel Service Inc., the world's biggest courier company, reported a 12 per cent fall in quarterly profit due to higher costs related to a severe winter in the United States.

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Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Yesterday | Business Journal

Cessna, Beechcraft announce 750 layoffs

Textron Aviation on Wednesday announced a total of 750 full-time and contract employees between its divisions of Cessna Aircraft Co.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Cessna Aircraft, Textron Financial, Airlines, Financial Services, AirTran Holdings

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ABC News

China Frees Japanese Boat After Boat Owner Pays Up

A Chinese court says today it has released a Japanese commercial ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid more than $28 million involving a dispute dating back to the wartime in the 1930s.

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Related Topix: Mitsui OSK Lines

USA Today

JetBlue founder's new Brazil airline will fly to the USA

The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

Globe and Mail

Harsh winter fails to chill CN's quarterly profit gains

Railcars sit at a Canadian National Railway yard in Hamilton, Ontario in this February 19, 2004 file photo.

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KXXV-TV Waco

LA-to-Honolulu AA jet returns with engine trouble

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu has landed safely back in California with one engine out.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Reporter

Delta navigates nasty winter, tops profit forecast

Delta Air Lines Inc. is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and paying a bit less for fuel.

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ABC News

Delta Navigates Nasty Winter, Tops Profit Forecast

Delta is making more money by filling more seats on its planes and fuel costs inch downward from last year.

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Reuters

'Bridgegate' scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower

The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

CFRA

Canadian Pacific first-quarter profits rise, despite tough conditions

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. posted higher profits for the first three months of the year and beat market expectations, but CEO Hunter Harrison says he's happy to put the quarter behind him.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Deseret News

JetBlue pilots vote for first time to unionize

The National Mediation Board said Tuesday that pilots at JetBlue Airways Corp. voted overwhelmingly to unionize, reversing two earlier votes.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

CBS Local

NJ Panel Orders Testimony On Traffic Jams

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee's probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Chris Christie, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Ayer Public Spirit

Rocker police officer pleads guilty in NY fraud

A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn't work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Denver Post

FAA investigating drone flying over pot rally

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating reports of a drone aircraft that was seen flying over the 4/20 marijuana rally in Denver on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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