Transportation And Shipping

Global postal union meets amid Trump threat to pull US out

Sep 23, 2019

The effects of President Donald Trump's standoff with China could soon be coming to a post office near you, and higher shipping rates for some packages are the likely outcome

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, global bookings canceled

Sep 23, 2019

British tour company Thomas Cook has collapsed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers were canceled

British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations

Sep 23, 2019

British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations

Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes

Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets

British Columbia, Alaska officials fail to reach ferry deal

Sep 19, 2019

British Columbia mayor and Alaska transportation commissioner fail to reach agreement over firearms regulation that could end ferry service

The Latest: Eyeing Lorena, Mexico declares hurricane warning

Sep 18, 2019

Mexico has declared a hurricane warning for part of its southwest Pacific coast, with a strengthening Tropical Storm Lorena expected to brush the coast before heading toward the Baja California Peninsula

Paris sees biggest transport strike in decade over pensions

Sep 13, 2019

The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade has disrupted tourists' plans and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office

The Latest: Ship owner thanks all for rescue of crew members

Sep 10, 2019

The South Korean company that owns a capsized cargo ship says it's grateful to everyone involved in the rescue of four trapped crew members

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

Sep 6, 2019

An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a plane was fired from another airline and briefly had his federal mechanic's license suspended more than a decade ago

Alaska to end ferry service to Prince Rupert Oct. 1

Sep 5, 2019

The state of Alaska says it's ending ferry service to and from Prince Rupert, British Columbia, effective Oct. 1, citing an inability to comply with U.S. security requirements

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