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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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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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

Canada.com

WestJet Airlines taking the fight to Air Canada with plans to debut wide-body aircraft next year

WestJet, which launched its first trans-Atlantic service to Ireland this summer with its existing fleet of narrow-body planes, said it initially plans to operate four wide-body planes on routes between Alberta and Hawaii in late 2015.

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Related Topix: Airlines, WestJet Airlines, Canada,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Toll charges start on DFW Connector in Grapevine

Free rides are over on the DFW Connector's TEXpress lanes on the 4-mile stretch of Texas 114 that goes through Grapevine.

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Related Topix: Grapevine, TX, North Texas Tollway Authority

The Honolulu Advertiser

Allegiant flight returns to Las Vegas after engine problem

In this May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant Air jetliner flies over the the the New York-New York Hotel & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bellingham, WA

Brandon Sun

WestJet says it plans to have wide-body planes in the sky by fall 2015

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it aims to have its own wide-body aircraft in the sky next year.

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Related Topix: Airlines, WestJet Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757

FOX23

Delta Air Lines cutting back flights to Venezuela

Delta Air Lines is reducing service to Venezuela amid a dispute with the government over revenue trapped in the South American country.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Delta Air Lines, World News, Venezuela,

NY1

MTA Chairman: LIRR Unions Strategy is Risky

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman says Long Island Rail Road unions are taking a big risk in assuming Congress will step in if they strike.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

ArkansasBusiness.com

Frank Lloyd Wright House at New Home on Crystal Bridges Site

Interest in the reconstruction of the Bachman Wilson House on the grounds of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is so great that people have been bringing lawn chairs to watch the work progress.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Trucking, JB Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, AR, Rogers, AR

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