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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

12 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

12 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Santa Clara: Stowaway teen reportedly eyeing Africa before harrowing San Jose-Maui flight

Members of the media wait outside the home of the stowaway teen in Santa Clara on April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Frontier Airlines hires former Spirit Airlines VP as president

Frontier Airlines has hired a veteran of the ultra-low-cost-carrier segment to be its new president and lead its transition into ULCC status .


Related Topix: Frontier Airlines, Airlines, Spirit Airlines, DallasFort Worth International Airport

18 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

China's Seizure Of Japanese Ship Has Pre-World War II Roots

It all began with a pre-World War II contract between China's then "ship king" and a Japanese company to lease two Chinese freighters.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Mitsui OSK Lines

21 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The announcement ... )--April 22 is Earth Day. Now is a good time to change a few simple household practices to help support healthy rivers and streams.


Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Trucking, Forward Air, Logistics, Alaska Communications Systems Group, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Rambus, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 21, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

ExpressLanes report shows better results on 10, than on 110

The long-awaited report released by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority about the pay lanes on the 110 and 10 freeways in Los Angeles County found that commuters who paid extra and rode the lanes generally got to work faster while others who avoided the new ExpressLanes took the bus.


Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Los Angeles County, CA

The New Zealand Herald

Air NZ deal gets Singapore sign-off

The proposed codeshare between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines has been given the all clear from Competition Commission Singapore, meaning the accord is now subject only to sign-off from New Zealand's transport minister.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines


Texas search group sues FAA over drone use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Greenwich Citizen

North Dakota to begin drone tests for ag research

In this May 14, 2013 file photo, one of several small drones designed for use by law enforcement and first responders is shown at University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D. The Federal Aviation Administration says North Dakota's unmanned aircraft system test site is ready for operations.


Related Topix: North Dakota, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, US Military, Grand Forks Air Force Base, US Air Force

Postal Service unveils image for Harvey Milk stamp

This undated image released by the United States Postal Service shows the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, United States Postal Service, Postal

Business Journal

Southwest Airlines bolsters rewards program with new partnership

Southwest is the latest of a large number of carriers to link up with Rocketmiles, which allows frequent travelers to book hotels at discounted rates and, in most instances, earn thousands of miles in their designated airline loyalty program for each booking.


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Marine News

MOL Bulk Carrier Arrested in Shanghai

A maritime court in Shanghai has ordered the detention of a Japanese ship having ordered the ship's owner to pay delayed rent and losses to a Chinese firm deting from as long ago as 2007, according to Xinhua.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Mitsui OSK Lines


Business Forecast: Companies ...

After a week of solid gains in North American markets, traders will look to the year's first corporate earnings reports this week, including those from Canadian Pacific Railway and Teck Resources.


Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Japan PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine: Japanese media

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, media reported on Monday, a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea.


Related Topix: Mitsui OSK Lines, South Korea, World News


Singapore A388 at Singapore on Apr 19th 2014, bleed air problems and deflated tyres on landing

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKB performing flight SQ-322 from Singapore to London Heathrow,EN , departed with delay following maintenance works on two engines at the gate and was climbing out of Singapore when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet and decided to return to Singapore due to the failure of two engine ... (more)


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airlines, Singapore Airlines

Washington Examiner

Port Authority of NY and NJ taking look at reforms

Reform is the buzzword these days at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


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

The Honolulu Advertiser

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life

Honolulu resident Wilma Uyeno, left, and her friend Yaeko Takita discovered the Hawaiian Pancake Factory at the newly opened Aeon Mall in WakaA yama, Japan.


Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Honolulu, HI, Travel


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