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1 hr ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Two Port Authority nominees approved

The New Jersey state Senate has confirmed the two men Gov. Chris Christie wants to add to the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey .

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

6 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

This is only a drill: Emergency crews simulate aircraft accident at Sea-Tac

Eight evacuation helicopters, more than 175 emergency vehicles and 300 victim volunteers are taking part today in a full-scale emergency exercise simulating an aircraft accident at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Related Topix: Port of Seattle, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Airlines, US Airways Group, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A321

14 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

3 killed, 2 injured in East Orange crash

Officials say the women were in an SUV that collided with a car carrying the men.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ, New Jersey Transit, Railroads, Essex County, NJ

18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Wednesday Sector Leaders: Precious Metals, Real Estate Stocks

In trading on Wednesday, precious metals shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 1.7%.

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Related Topix: Almaden Minerals, Mining, Alexander and Baldwin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NorthJersey.com

JetBlue offering automated early check-in

The airline said travelers will get an email with ready-to-print boarding pass and an option to download a mobile boarding pass 24 hours before their flight.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

Sys-Con Media

Teekay Offshore Partners Declares Distribution on Series A Preferred Units

The cash distribution is payable on August 15, 2014 to all unitholders of record on August 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Teekay Shipping, Apparel, Too, Retail

Tri-cityherald.com

Transit agency punishes bus driver who read on job

New Jersey Transit declined to provide specific details of the punishment it issued Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Transit, Railroads

ABC News 4 Charleston

SG Guard flies defense over Hampton, Walterboro

The South Carolina Air National Guard says it is flying an air defense exercise over the Walterboro and Hampton areas.

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Related Topix: Walterboro, SC, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

NewsOK.com

Southwest fills more seats, revenue figure rises

Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hinted that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Thruway, MTA warn E-ZPass customers of email scam

The agencies say the emails aren't an authorized communication from E-ZPass, the Thruway Authority or any other toll agency associated with E-ZPass.

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Related Topix: New York State Thruway Authority, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

KMIZ

Air New Zealand shows off all-black Dreamliner

A near all-black Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner has been delivered to launch customer Air New Zealand, giving Boeing fans and aviation nerds a dramatic introduction to this latest model of the fuel-efficient plane.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Everett, WA, Travel

Business Journal

KC Southern will develop oil terminal in Texas

On Tuesday, the Kansas City-based rail company announced it is working with Global Partners LP to develop a terminal on land owned by Kansas City Southern that will serve as a destination for heavy crude oil from Western Canada.

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Related Topix: Kansas City Southern, Railroads, Kansas City Southern Railway, Waltham, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Jay Z to headline Global Citizen Festival in Sept.

Tickets are free for the event, but must be earned through acts meant to help end extreme poverty around the world.

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Related Topix: Ticketmaster, Cheyenne, WY, Airlines, Frontier Airlines

Brandon Sun

Frontier Airlines pilot orders pizzas for passengers after storms ground Denver-bound flight

Faced with potentially hungry - and grumpy - passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.

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Related Topix: Frontier Airlines, Airlines

KMIZ

Pilot buys pizza for delayed passengers

Adam Ritchie, a Domino's Pizza manager in Cheyenne, Wyo., said he'd never received a call like the one he got Monday night.

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Related Topix: Cheyenne, WY, Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Travel

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Grand-Canyon, AZ, Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

National Public Radio

Crews Hoist Second Fuselage From Derailment Site

Crews have removed the second of three commercial airplane bodies from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Montana Rail Link, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Wichita, KS

Business Journal

RDU seeking input for improvement projects

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is seeking input for upcoming improvement projects taking place over the next three to five years.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Business Journal

Hawaiian Airlines flies 884,559 passengers in June

Hawaiian Airlines flew 884,559 passengers in June, a 1.3 percent increase from the same month last year, while capacity, or available seat miles, increased by 2.6 percent, the airline said Monday.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings

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