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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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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Canada,

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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Related Topix: Delta Air Lines, Airlines

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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Related Topix: Delta Air Lines, Airlines

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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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.

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

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 .

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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

KSWO

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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