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Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

Jan. 19, 2019 11:13 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at...

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup

Jan. 19, 2019 11:00 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local): 6 p.m. A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation...

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

Jan. 18, 2019 6:56 PM EST

America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal...

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan. 16, 2019 11:39 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday after strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street. But a report that the U.S. was investigating China's Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from American companies limited gains. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.4...

Goldman Sachs and Bank of America jump while Snap sinks

Jan. 16, 2019 4:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Goldman Sachs Group Inc., up $17.17 to $197.08 The investment bank beat Wall Street's fourth-quarter expectations, posting strong results from its advisory business. Bank of America Corp., up $1.90 to $28.45 The bank's profit...

United's earnings, business-travel bookings boost shares

Jan. 16, 2019 1:56 PM EST

United Airlines executives say business travelers are booking flights at a faster clip than a year ago. The airline said Wednesday that business-travel bookings in the first week of January rose 11 percent from a year ago. On top of its quarterly earnings that beat expectations, the comments helped boost United's...

United Airlines posts smaller profit but tops expectations

Jan. 15, 2019 6:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines reported Tuesday that its fourth-quarter profit slipped 20 percent due to higher fuel and labor costs, but its profit and revenue both beat analysts' expectations. Shares of United's parent rose in after-hours trading. United is adding seats faster than its rivals Delta and...

Delta says shutdown is costing $25M in January revenue

Jan. 15, 2019 4:35 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines expects to lose $25 million in revenue this month from the partial government shutdown that is also creating checkpoint delays and long lines at the airline's Atlanta hub. Delta's revenue is more than $3 billion a month, so the setback isn't huge, and airline executives say...

No. of no-show airport security screeners soars in shutdown

Jan. 14, 2019 6:55 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the partial government shutdown goes into its fourth week. No-shows among screeners jumped Sunday and again Monday, when the Transportation Security Administration reported a national...

Disappointing outlook from Delta drags down airline stocks

Jan. 3, 2019 6:10 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines stocks were pummeled Thursday after Delta Air Lines Inc. trimmed its revenue forecast for the fourth quarter, renewing investors' fears that airlines will squander the savings they are reaping from the recent drop in fuel prices. Delta shares plunged nearly 9 percent, their worst...