The long grounding of the Boeing 737 Max threatens to weigh on airline cost structures into next year. Airlines slice and dice their revenue and costs by the money it takes to fly one seat — sold or empty — exactly one mile. By that measure, United Airlines’ costs other than fuel rose 2.1% i…
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's Qantas on Sunday completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 5-year-old Texas girl is dead after a 34,000-pound piece of aluminum fell from a flatbed trailer on a Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis.
Southlake-based Sabre Corp. (NASDAQ: SABR), a travel technology provider, on Oct. 16 announced its acquisition of Radixx, an airline retailing software provider with an established presence in the low cost carrier (LCC) space. LCCs have grown twice as fast as full-service carriers over the p…
DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.
Assent Aeronautics announced oct. 9 that it has launched a new aircraft transaction advisory business unit to deliver data driven aircraft brokerage and transaction advisory services to the private aviation sector, and has tapped aircraft sales and acquisition expert, Jake Banglesdorf to lea…
Tesla sold a record 97,000 vehicles last quarter. Now Wall Street wants to know if it’s making enough per vehicle to stem losses and create sustained profits. Wall Street analysts doubt it. Those polled by FactSet don’t expect Tesla to make even a small profit until the final three months of…
Monterey’s cliff-lined coast, Pebble Beach’s most exclusive golf clubs and restaurants, and Carmel’s cozy wine rooms and sandy beaches are now just a direct flight away thanks to American Airlines new non-stop to Monterey Regional Airport from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.
Higginbotham has merged with Plano-based Diversified Insurance Management, an independent insurance agency specializing in insurance for the recreational vehicle sector, the Fort Worth company announced Oct. 10.
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Wednesday it grounded two Boeing jets after finding cracks in parts that connect the wings to the planes' fuselage.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments will conduct a public meeting in October to provide updates on transportation and air quality initiatives.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is pushing back the expected return of its Boeing 737 Max jets into next year and says the grounding of the planes cut its third-quarter pretax income by $140 million.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The biggest U.S. freight railroads appear ready to renew their push to reduce their crews to one person from the current two-man operation used at major railroads now.
General Motors continued its weekslong slide as contract negotiations with striking United Auto Workers hit another snag. The automaker’s stock is down nearly 11% since workers headed to picket lines on Sept. 16. It was down slightly more than the broader market on Monday. The latest dispute…
A re-organization within the management ranks of the Trinity River Vision Authority eliminated the position of executive director, shifting J.D. Granger into a new, flood-control focused role within the agency’s parent organization.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than two dozen major companies ranging from Campbell’s Soup to Kia sued the nation’s four biggest railway companies, contending they had a price-fixing scheme to illegally boost profits.
American Airlines plans to break ground on a new parts distribution facility, known as the Central Fulfillment Center, pending approval from the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport board.
DALLAS (AP) — UPS has won government approval to operate a nationwide fleet of drones, which will let the company expand deliveries on hospital campuses and move it one step closer to making deliveries to consumers.
At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received the second part of a presentation on the Transit Moves Fort Worth Master Plan. They received the first part of the presentation at the Sept. 17 work session.
The county's regional transportation system, Trinity Metro, began regular transit services of The Dash on Sunday, Sept. 22.
LONDON (AP) — British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers were canceled early Monday.
DALLAS (AP) — Two Texas men who are Muslim say they were profiled when their American Airlines flight was canceled after crew members felt uncomfortable because the men waved to each other.
Miami, Florida-based Ryder System, Inc. has opened a new maintenance facility in Saginaw. The 28,000-square-foot building sits on 14.5 acres of land at 1325 Triad Blvd.
Dallas-based Texas Paint has opened its second paint store location in the Fort Worth area, totaling seven outlets in the Lone Star State. Following the opening of its first pro-focused warehouse concept in Fort Worth in May 2019, the newest Texas Paint outlet is located at 7449 Airport Free…
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) will conduct an online input opportunity beginning Sept. 9 to allow residents to comment on transportation projects and programs affecting the region.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — American Airlines said it's adding 400 jobs at its Tulsa maintenance facility, marking what an airline official calls the largest workforce addition to that base in over a decade.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Aug. 26 the successful first autonomous flight of the Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 at its testing site near Fort Worth.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawsuit by a Texas-based railroad seeks to overturn an Oklahoma law prohibiting trains from blocking street intersections for more than 10 minutes, with some exceptions that include letting oncoming trains pass.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines will pay $22.1 million to settle allegations it falsified times when it handed off mail, including items sent to U.S. soldiers stationed abroad.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix, a rival provider of technology services to airlines.
West 7th Street is one of the busiest areas of Fort Worth, but if the latest city is any indication, it's a little safer, thanks to the conversion of certain streets to one-way.
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that Uber will receive a $24 million state incentive package and open a new administrative hub in Dallas, bringing with it about 3,000 jobs.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a Tennessee state highway during a crash landing.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A former commercial helicopter pilot has become the first female Marine to pilot the F-35, a next-generation joint strike fighter aircraft.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines wants two labor unions to pay damages and the company's attorney fees, saying they ignored a judge's order to quickly end a work slowdown by mechanics.