Transportation And Shipping

Southwest pulling out of Newark airport, groundings cited

Jul 25, 2019

Southwest Airlines is pulling out of New Jersey's Newark airport at a time when the carrier has canceled dozens of flights around the country each day because of the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max

NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

Jul 25, 2019

New York City's worker protection department says American Airlines is violating the city's sick leave law by retaliating against workers who use sick days or not letting them use the sick leave they've accrued

The Latest: Safety delays led to deadly 2018 Amtrak crash

Jul 23, 2019

Federal safety officials say the failure to fully implement a train safety system delayed seven times in the past decade contributed to a wreck in South Carolina that killed two Amtrak crew members and injured almost 100 passengers

Opponents of giant Hawaii telescope launch protest march

Jul 22, 2019

Opponents of planned telescope on Hawaii's highest peak have launched a protest march

Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

Jul 20, 2019

About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during a hot evening commute, stranding some passengers underground and sending others searching for alternate ways home

The Latest: Subway suspension caused by computer failure

Jul 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines

The Latest: UK official says tanker seizure an 'escalation'

Jul 19, 2019

UK Chamber of Shipping CEO Bob Sanguinetti says the seizure of a British oil tanker by Iranian forces represents an escalation in tensions in the Persian Gulf that makes it clear more protection for merchant vessels is urgently needed

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

Jul 19, 2019

Scientists are expected to explore fundamental questions about the universe when they use a giant new telescope planned for the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain

The Latest: Construction gear nears Hawaii telescope protest

Jul 17, 2019

Hawaii officials have closed the highway leading to the access road where protesters have gathered in opposition of telescope construction on a mountain some consider sacred

Men who lost family members in Max crash seek safety changes

Jul 17, 2019

Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they're being built

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