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  • Revenue from increasing deliveries of commercial aircraft boost Boeing's 4Q profit 19 percent

    Demand for commercial airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide margin and offsetting weakness in the defense business. Its shares jumped 7 percent in afternoon trading Wednesday....
  • Boeing handily beats profit estimates

    Boeing handily beats profit estimates
    Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Wednesday reported record revenue on the strength of its commercial airplane business, and its profits exceeded Wall Street expectations. Meanwhile, its CEO on Wednesday attempted to allay fears that...
  • More flights canceled in South Florida as Northeast shovels out

    More flights canceled in South Florida as Northeast shovels out
    Airline operations are starting to return to normal after a major snowstorm clobbered the Northeast, but South Florida airports are still dealing with disruptions. At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 26 flights were canceled and 24...
  • American Airlines' fuel-buying bet pays off in record profit

    American Airlines, the world's largest carrier, took a big gamble in fuel buying last year — and it paid off in record profit. "This was the best year in the long, proud history of American Airlines," Chief Executive Doug Parker said Tuesday....
  • Hour-long global Facebook outage takes down Instagram, generates jokes& ad pitches on Twitter

    Hour-long global Facebook outage takes down Instagram, generates jokes& ad pitches on Twitter
    No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do? Turn to Twitter, of course. To talk about Facebook. The hashtag "#facebookdown" generated a cascade of tweets,...
  • Air travel in the Northeast expected to face continued cancelations, delays into Wednesday

    Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected. Airlines have already cancelled more than 500 flights for Wednesday, according to...
  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm: 'You've got to be crazy to be out'

    9:45 P.M. EST Residents of New Hampshire, where Nashua got 33 inches of snow and Hudson got 32, are venturing outside to assess the damage. Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, a coastal town strafed by high winds and almost 28 inches of snow....
  • American Airlines posts record 4Q just 1 year out of bankruptcy, plans big stock buybacks

    American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger. The airline is getting a huge lift from cheaper fuel — savings could top $5 billion this year — and travel...
  • Feared snowstorm fizzles in New York but clobbers New England

    It was to be “crippling” and “potentially historic.” It was to dump up to 3 feet of snow onto New York City, bringing Gotham to its knees and causing hardened locals to huddle inside as drifts inched up the sooty walls of...
  • Ready, jet-set, go: Private plane operators wine, dine passengers arriving for Super Bowl

    For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday, adding to the thousands of flights expected...
  • Mass Transit, Airlines, Ferries Getting Back to Normal - Gradually

    Mass Transit, Airlines, Ferries Getting Back to Normal - Gradually
    Most transit and transportation systems expect to be running Wednesday, but riders can expect delays and perhaps crowding. Airlines will start flying out of Bradley International Airport, but few will have any morning flights because their planes were...