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2 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Sun Valley region airport gets $18M grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, US News

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Canadian Pacific assures feds that it's committed to moving fertilizer for spring planting

Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada,

9 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Beijing and Beyond: Hawaiian Airlines and Air China Sign Codeshare Agreement

The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to , we are delighted to partner with Air China to extend our network beyond the capital city, giving customers the ability to easily explore additional domestic destinations within , Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Airlines, Air China, Hawaiian Holdings

13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

The airline will shut down in Jackson on June 7 after 20 years. One results of that departure is to delay security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of the airport's revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Modesto, CA, Business News

17 hrs ago | WHTC

New York's transit authority cuts deal to end 2-ye...

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority struck a deal on Thursday to end a 2-year pay dispute with a more generous offer to workers than the years of pay freezes it had originally proposed, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Southwest won't expand fleet through 2015 to reach profit goal

Southwest Airlines will freeze the size of its jet fleet through 2015, a one-year extension, as the largest discount carrier focuses on boosting its return on invested capital.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Mahwah, NJ

Baltimore News

Flight lands safely in Indiana after threat

An Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Passenger traffic increases at Tulsa airport

Airport officials said Thursday the increase of more than 8 percent in March over the same period in 2013 is due to the addition of flights and continued success of the area's energy, aviation and manufacturing industries.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

CBS Local

Next Phase Of Lincoln Tunnel Helix Work To Begin Tuesday

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says commuters will still be able to travel westbound through the tunnel and onto Route 495 by detouring onto eastbound lanes.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Greenwich Citizen

Union Pacific railroad's 1Q profit up 14 percent

The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.

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Related Topix: Union Pacific, Railroads

The New Zealand Herald

Air NZ cartel case withdrawn

Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight have been withdrawn and the airline won't be contributing to an A$38 million settlement by other airlines.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air New Zealand

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Cars on coal train en route to Virginia derail in West Virginia

Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Norfolk Southern, Mercer County, WV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

LA Daily News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

CBS Local

Metro Silver Line Project Director Resigns

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Wednesday that project director Pat Nowakowski is leaving next month to take a job at another transit agency.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

The Daily Breeze

Arson investigators comb through charred rubble of San Pedro Elks Lodge

An arson investigator leads his arson dog through the charred San Pedro Elks Lodge Wednesday April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Port of Los Angeles, Fire

FOX19 Cincinnati

8 easy ways to become an expert traveler

A recent survey found that Southwest Airlines had the best customer service in the airline industry, and they deserve it.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

CBS Atlanta

WestJet, WestJet Vacations brands of the year ? again

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Related Topix: Airlines, WestJet Airlines, Marketing

KDWN

Rail companies to report fertilizer delivery plans

A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Agriculture, Science, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Thune, Senator John Hoeven, US Governors, John Hoeven, Pierre, SD

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Delta evacuates jet in Atlanta due to cabin smoke

Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a "smoky odor" was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.

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Related Topix: Delta Air Lines, Airlines

KOLD-TV Tucson

Passenger tries to open door during flight

A man aboard a Southwest Airlines flight scared passengers when he tried to open a plane door during the flights.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sacramento, CA

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