WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a government attempt to block Texas-based Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix Inc. in a $360 million deal combining two companies that provide information about airline tickets to travel agents.
Moving services are designated as an essential business and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Arlington is open and doing local and long-distance moves, the company said in a news release.
A Trinity Metro bus operator has tested positive for COVID-19. The operator drives on bus routes 20 Handley, 21 Boca Raton and 25 Crosstown and was last at work on March 21, working in the afternoon and night.
Trinity Metro bus operators, railcar engineers and conductors can now join first responders in getting tested for COVID-19 at an off-campus test site operated by The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
The coronavirus outbreak has darkened factories in China and disrupted global automobile production, which means railroads have less to deliver. Railroads are reporting a steep decline in the number of containers of imported goods they are carrying as imports fall. The Association of America…
The rapid spread of coronavirus from a provincial city in China shed light on several corporations' dependencies on a particular supplier. Supply-chain management systems experienced severe vulnerabilities and the ensuing panic initiated a downturn in economic markets, worldwide.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Wednesday related to the global economy, particular economic sectors, and the workplace:
The $1 billion deal to buy Dallas-based Park Place Dealerships – set to close at the end of the month - has been called off, with the buyers citing the global pandemic.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Voices are being raised in Tucson about the possibility of a squadron of new F-35A fighters being stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base where the multirole aircraft would replace relatively quiet A-10 attack jets.
The critical shortage of medical supplies across the U.S., including testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer, can be tied to a sudden drop in imports, mostly from China, The Associated Press has found.
DETROIT (AP) — Factories that crank out cars and trucks looking into making much-needed ventilators. Distilleries intended for whiskey and rum to instead turn out hand sanitizers and disinfectants. And an electronics maker that builds display screens repurposed for surgical masks.
Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China. The outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruptions that have brought an unparalleled shock to the global economy.
As the COVID-19 events continue to increase within the service area, Trinity Metro is making some temporary service adjustments to reduce the COVID-19 risk for customers and employees.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.
The City of Fort Worth will tighten restrictions on bars and restaurants starting at midnight Thursday as part of its emergency declaration related to the COVID-19 virus.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced approximately $20.3 million in grant selections through the Integrated Mobility Innovation (IMI) program.
Fort Worth-based Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected as a project agreement holder for the competitive demonstration and risk reduction (CD&RR) effort as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program.
U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for grants, loans and tax relief that could easily top $50 billion to help them recover from a sharp downturn in travel due to the new coronavirus.
With the coronavirus pandemic escalating in the U.S. and overseas, Dylcia McBlackwell couldn't justify taking a single spring vacation. Air fares were so cheap, she decided to book three.
Shares in Carnival Corp. plummeted to depths not seen since the worst of the 2008 financial crisis after its Princess Cruises line said it would suspend all operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. The move affects all Princess’ 18 ships and all voyages scheduled to depart between March 1…
Delta Air Lines will cut passenger-carrying capacity by 40% to deal with a nosedive in travel demand, and it is talking to the White House and Congress about assistance to get through the downturn.
DENVER (AP) — State health officials were forced to close a drive-thru coronavirus testing center in Denver on Thursday because people were waiting in line for up to three hours.
Local partners in the beleaguered $1.17 billon Panther Island project will pay $5 million of the $20 million in cost overruns for the three unfinished bridges in Fort Worth.
DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials have grounded a charter operator that carried professional baseball and hockey teams, saying the company and its pilots weren't authorized for the kind of commercial venture they operated.
Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions…
Airlines are slashing flights, freezing hiring and parking planes to cope with a stunning drop in bookings and a rise in cancellations caused by fear over the new virus outbreak.
Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson soon will get a new CEO, leaving investors to wonder where the Milwaukee company is headed. In a surprise move, Matt Levatich stepped down from the post and his board seat last week. He’ll be replaced temporarily by board member Jochen Zeitz until a search fi…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A rising number of high-profile companies and speakers have withdrawn from the upcoming South by Southwest music and arts festival amid mounting concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus.
Alliance For Children has announced the hiring of Katia Gonzalez as Director of Community Engagement. Gonzalez began her career in field of child advocacy in 2010 as an investigator with the Department of Family and Protective Services where she worked as part of a multidisciplinary team inv…
Southwest Airlines shares slid after it said concerns about the coronavirus would hurt its revenue as passengers cancel or hold off on travel plans. The Dallas-based airline cut its revenue expectations for the first quarter by $200 million to $300 million. Southwest assumes the impact is ti…
While Mayor Betsy Price was generally upbeat, positive and assertive during her State of the City address on Friday, Feb. 28, she received some of her biggest cheers when she threatened to take a boot to someone’s backside if the Panther Island bridges project stalled.
BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing plunged in February by an even wider margin than expected after efforts to contain a virus outbreak shut down much of the world's second-largest economy, an official surveyed showed Saturday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — American Airlines said Friday it will invest $550 million in a seven-year overhaul of its largest maintenance base, including a new hangar to service the airline's biggest planes.
During Mayor Betsy Price’s State of the City address on Feb. 28, she discussed a new website to showcase Fort Worth, particularly for those outside the city that may be considering doing business here or relocating their business to the area.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, announced Feb. 28 that Trinity Metro is authorized to use remaining federal funds from the TEXRail project for an extension of the commuter rail line. The 27-mile route was completed on time and $80.6 million under budget, with roughly half of those funds…
In her 2020 State of the City address, Mayor Betsy Price covered a wide range of topics, emphasizing that the city’s momentum was indicating that past investments and actions are now bearing fruit.
Linear Labs, the electric motor company reinventing electrification, is expanding with a new large-scale facility in Fort Worth.
Fort Worth is among the sites under consideration for an assembly facility and engineering technical center for a major manufacturer of electric vehicles.