Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Transportation News

Transportation news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Park Record

FedEx tops Street 1Q forecasts

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.96 per share.

Comment?

Related Topix: FedEx, Air Courier, Park City, UT

2 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

The Swon Brothers, Dustin Lynch and Kristian Bush Taking Country Music to New...

The Swon Brothers , Dustin Lynch and Kristian Bush are teaming up with the Grand Ole Opry and Southwest Airlines to take country music to New York City in the coming weeks.

Comment?

Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

6 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com... Riassunto: Panasonic Automotive ha esposto le sue tecnologie e soluzioni per automobili in occasione dell'edizione del 2014 dell'ITS World Congress )--Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, fornitore di spicco di soluzioni per sistemi di portata globale, ha esposto e tenuto delle dimostrazioni di una serie di t... )--Burlington Stores, Inc. , a nationally recognized off-price retailer of high-quality, branded apparel at everyday low prices, today announced appointme... Rockwood Holdings, Inc. Sets November 14 as Date of Special Shareholder Meeting in Connection with Proposed Merger with Albemarle Corporation )--Rockwood Holdings today announced a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to vote on the adoption of the proposed merger agreement with Albemar...

Comment?

Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, ROC Taiwan Fund, Financial Services, Real Estate, Boston Properties, FedEx, Air Courier

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Business Journal

UPS to hire more holiday workers this year

In an apparent effort to avoid delivery problems like it had last year during the holidays , United Parcel Service Inc. expects to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal workers across the country to handle this year's holiday demand. Positions to be filled include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers, according to a news release.

Comment?

Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Press-Telegram

Eric Garcetti, LAX officials herald $508 million overhaul of Southwest Airlines terminal

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined city leaders and airport officials Tuesday to mark the start of a $508 million face-lift for the terminal that houses Southwest Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport. Southwest Airlines passengers will have roomier waiting areas, bigger restrooms and a sleeker looking ticketing lobby with additional windows for more natural light.

Comment?

Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

The Columbus Dispatch

Akron school bus driver killed while saving 10-year-old girl

An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus today before the vehicle rolled over the driver herself and she was killed. "She sacrificed her own life to save the life of this 10-year-old girl," said Akron police Lt.

Comment?

Related Topix: National Express

TheIndyChannel

Indiana rail upgrade decision expected this fall

Officials are expecting a decision from a federal agency by the end of October on plans for upgrading 106 miles of railroad tracks through southern Indiana. The proposal from Louisville & Indiana Railroad and CSX Transportation would allow the line between Indianapolis and Louisville, Kentucky, to handle larger and faster trains.

Comment?

Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Railroads, CSX Transportation

Park Record

Mall mashup: Washington Prime to buy Glimcher

Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, is buying rival mall operator Glimcher Realty Trust for about $2.06 billion. After the deal closes, which is expected to happen in the first quarter of 2015, the company will be renamed WP Glimcher.

Comment?

Related Topix: Simon Group, Real Estate, Glimcher Realty Trust, Stamford, CT, Park City, UT

WLEX-TV Lexington

UPS Expects To Hire Up To 95,000 Seasonal Workers

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Seeking Alpha

FedEx: The Market Leader That Is Expected To Continue Growing

FedEx Corporation has had an exceptional two years, increasing in price from $90 to $150. The outstanding share price performance comes with further upside expectations.

Comment?

Related Topix: Air Courier, FedEx, FedEx Trade Networks

Journalgazette.net

Twisted mess, no spill

A Norfolk Southern investigator combs the wreckage for answers after a large derailment about 6 a.m. Monday east of New Haven. Mangled freight cars are scattered across the tracks after a derailment Monday morning east of New Haven near Webster Road.

Comment?

Related Topix: Railroads, Norfolk Southern, New Haven, IN, Train Disaster

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Press-Telegram

Port of Los Angeles cargo up; Port of Long Beach cargo numbers down

August was the Port of Los Angeles' busiest month in four years, while neighboring Port of Long Beach saw a significant dip in its cargo volumes, according to the latest statistics released Monday. Cargo volume rose 6.7 percent at the Los Angeles port in August compared with the same month a year ago.

Comment?

Related Topix: August, CA, Long Beach, CA, Port of Los Angeles

Seeking Alpha

JetBlue Comes In Last For On-Time Arrivals: Why Investors Should Be Concerned

JetBlue's on-time performance for July was 65.8%. With a third of all flights arriving late, operational efficiency and reliability have certainly been affected, along with the bottom line.

Comment?

Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Brandon Sun

Air Canada approaches pilots for early discussions leading to longer contract

Air Canada is moving to begin contract negotiations with its pilots union early in hopes of avoiding the acrimony that marked the last round talks that ended up being eventually settled by a federal arbitrator. "We are in talks to determine if there is basis for achieving an early renewal of the pilots' collective agreement," Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur wrote in an email.

Comment?

Related Topix: Airlines, Air Canada, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787

SooToday

WestJet charges $25 bag fee for economy fares

The cost of flying is increasing for millions of Canadian passengers after WestJet Airlines announced it will start charging some economy fare customers a fee to check their first bag on flights within Canada and to the United States. The new fee, ranging between $25 and $29.50 depending on provincial taxes, will apply to all new bookings made starting Monday for travel on WestJet and its regional airline Encore as of Oct. 29. WestJet said the new charge - to be paid at check-in or up to 24 hours online before travel - is expected to affect one in five of its travellers, or some 4.4 million passengers a year.

Comment?

Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Airlines, WestJet Airlines, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel,

Business Journal

Delta among tops for on-time arrivals, US Airways about average

Delta Air Lines Inc. - the second busiest carrier flying out of the Piedmont Triad International Airport - posted the second-highest on-time arrival rate in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's September 2014 Air Travel Consumer Report. US Airways, the busiest carrier at PTI, had a 76.7 percent rate.

Comment?

Related Topix: Delta Air Lines, Airlines

CBS Local

Family, Investigators Seek Help Solving Saugus Woman's 1992 Murder

Twenty-two years after an airline worker from Saugus was found dead in the trunk of her car in Revere, law enforcement officials are renewing calls for anyone who knows about the murder to come forward. The Suffolk District Attorney's Office and state police on Sunday released a video of an interview with Marlene Taraskiewicz, whose daughter's murder remains unsolved.

Comment?

Related Topix: Saugus, MA, Revere, MA, Airlines, Northwest Airlines

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Cameron in last-ditch Scotland trip

David Cameron will today make a last-ditch trip north to urge Scots to vote No in the referendum and keep the United Kingdom together. The Prime Minister, who campaigned in Edinburgh last week, will be back in Scotland ahead of Thursday's crucial vote, which could lead to the break-up of the UK if there is a majority for independence.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Stagecoach Group

Athens Banner-Herald

FAA, NTSB probing Ga. small plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says a Bellanca 17 aircraft carrying two people and two dogs crashed in a field about a mile southeast of the Monroe-Walton County Airport Saturday night. Bergen says the pilot was scheduled to land at the Greene County Regional Airport but was diverted because of weather.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents

Monterey County Herald

Subway tunnel damaged by Sandy restored to service

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority took a ride on a train Sunday through the Montague Tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. The tunnel had been flooded with millions of gallons of water by Sandy in 2012.

Comment?

Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

•••
•••
•••

Transportation Jobs

•••
•••
•••
•••