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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Frost & Sullivan: Hazard-Prone Maritime Transportation Industry...

As a significant share of global trade takes place through the maritime route, the industry will continue to throw up opportunities for PPE manufacturers.


Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan

5 hrs ago |

Southwest Airlines Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

Southwest Airlines has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports .


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Best (and Worst) International First Class Cabins

Primary vocations: engineering and media. In 2007 I joined AOL's Gadling as an airline writer.


Related Topix: Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Wine, Drink, Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel


Business leaders help Memphis high school seniors

The Commercial Appeal reports that 80 upper-level business managers walked into high schools Thursday as part of the SUCCESS High School Action Initiative.


Related Topix: Air Courier, FedEx

He Died 'Because His Chest Is Too Hairy' - But He Could Likely Have Been Saved

The couple was flying on a Southwest Airlines flight between Los Angeles and Albuquerque, KOAT-TV reported , when Jack Jordan suffered a massive heart attack, and while fellow passengers performed CPR on the dying man, his wife said a nearby defibrillator went unused - because of Jack's hairy chest.


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US Politics, US News

JetBlue Airways Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

JetBlue Airways has been given a consensus rating of "Hold" by the thirteen analysts that are covering the company, reports .


Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

Sat Aug 30, 2014


F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said.


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Coast Guard, US Military

Federal judge overturns Kauai County's GMO and pesticide regulations

Last Nov., Kauai County, which consists of three Hawaiian islands, passed Kauai County Ordinance 960, which required large-scale agricultural operations to disclose the presence of pesticides and genetically modified crops, as reported by Hawaii's KHON 2 News .


Related Topix: Kauai County, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Agriculture, Science

The Virginian-Pilot

Winds force giant Rubber Duck to deflate in California

Light fades on the 40-foot tall "Rubber Duck" in front of the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk on Monday evening, May 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Port of Los Angeles, Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), San Pedro, CA

Business Journal

Is Southwest Airlines ready to 'evolve' to court (more) business travelers?

Could a surprising - some might say shocking - development at one of Europe's most notorious no-frills low-fare airlines portend any changes at America's low-fare, no-frills leader Southwest Airlines ? Earlier this week Dublin, Ireland-based Ryanair , a hugely-successful low-fare, no-frills carrier, said it would introduce a new "Business Plus" ... (more)


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Ireland, World News


New York suspends non-emergency road work for holiday weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he directed state agencies to pull back on road construction until 6 a.m. Tuesday.


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

Friday Sector Laggards: Shipping, Department Stores

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.


Related Topix: Frontline, Financial Markets


Airlines: Saving lives with trashed leather

Southwest Airlines recently launched Luv Seat, an upcycling initiative that aims to repurpose 80,000 used leather seat covers.


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Family, Kids, Travel

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa railroad bridge damaged in Linn County fire

Canadian National Railway spokesman Mark Hallman told KCRG-TV Thursday that the repairs to the Buffalo Creek bridge aren't expected to delay traffic.


Related Topix: Linn County, IA, Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Cedar Rapids, IA, Coggon, IA

The Washington Post

Jet Fuel Crunch Strikes New York Airports Before Holiday: Energy

The lowest seasonal supply of jet fuel on record is pushing prices higher and leading to voluntary restrictions in the New York region as the nation's busiest air hub prepares for a holiday rush.


Related Topix: New York, us Travel, Travel, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Business News

Panel Offers More Tips for Improving Metro North Rail Safety

Monitor track conditions more closely with better data systems, change train schedules to allow more time for track work, and change the attitude of employees and management toward safety.


Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

NBC Dallas

Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

The "World's Largest Duck" was forced to deflate on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 because of damaging winds along the Wilmington coast.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, CA, Port of Los Angeles, Downtown (Los Angeles, CA), San Pedro, CA, Weird

Business Journal

A new look for Frontier Airlines? Grizwald's not talking

Could Frontier jets be flying to a new look? A toy plane with a question mark on the tail is raising a lot of questions here at DBJ World Headquarters.


Related Topix: Frontier Airlines, Airlines

Pasadena Star-News

Rubber Ducky deflated after winds batter it in Wilmington

Harbor winds at Banning's Landing on Wilmington's waterfront proved too much for the popular giant Rubber Ducky that was slated to be moored there Thursday and Friday for special youth and community events.


Related Topix: Banning, CA, Wilmington, CA, Port of Los Angeles

Thu Aug 28, 2014

North Dakota delegation addresses Canadian Pacific

Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation are criticizing Canadian Pacific Railway, saying it's forcing grain elevators to cancel backlogged orders as it implements a new shipping system.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Cramer, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway


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