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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

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Air NZ cartel case withdrawn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says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight have been withdrawn and the airline won't be contributing to an A$38 million settlement by other airlines.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

14 hrs ago | 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

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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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

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Flight attendant's humor livens up plane safety speech

It's virtually unheard of that a flight attendant gets an ovation after reading the safety instructions before takeoff, but Southwest Airlines passengers got more entertainment than they expected.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Prince Albert Daily Herald

JetBlue Airways adding daily flight from Pittsburgh to Ft. Lauderdale starting Oct. 29

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says the new flight will give western Pennsylvanians another option for business and leisure travel.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Allegheny County, PA

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Big Boy is back: Union Pacific to restore gigantic steam locomotive, among largest ever built

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapour, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Cheyenne, WY

KMPH-TV Fresno

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

The Union Pacific Railroad plans to restore an engine known as a Big Boy. It was a 6,300-horsepower monster designed to drag heavy freight trains over the Wyoming and Utah mountains.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Cheyenne, WY

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

FAA: Hawaiian didn't inspect plane properly

The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Hawaiian Holdings

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home

In this April 8, 2014 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, an MTA Police officier holds "Tie" on a leash at the Harlem 125th Metro North station in New York.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

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