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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Officers stake out 2 airports, nab accused turtle trafficker

ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation involving two of the world's biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. Nathan Horton is charged with...

FedEx to end ground delivery business with Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies. The announcement Wednesday comes...

US officials say key rail safety technology 90% complete

WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90% of tracks where it is required, federal officials said Wednesday, but "significant work" is needed to ensure the technology is completely...

Commentary: Bob Baulsir on leadership

Bob Baulsir stepped into the driver’s seat at Trinity Metro in April of this year when the agency’s board named him president and CEO. He previously served four years as Trinity Metro’s senior vice...

UPS adds pickup spots at retailers, seeks to fly more drones

NEW YORK (AP) — United Parcel Service Inc. is responding to the growth in online shopping and pressures for speedy delivery by seeking to expand its drone deliveries and adding thousands of new spots...

Leader of American Airlines pilots wants candor from Boeing

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The new president of the American Airlines pilots' union says his group will help assure the public that the Boeing 737 Max is safe when it is cleared to...

Ride-sharing service in Mercantile area debuts

A new public-private partnership launched Monday attempts to fill in the transportation void in north Fort Worth. At about 8 a.m., the first group of commuters that included Mayor Betsy Price rode the Mercantile ZipZone,...

Southwest cancellations will rise due to grounded Boeing jet

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is again pushing back the date it expects to be able to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet, meaning more flight cancellations. Southwest said Thursday that it is taking...

American Airlines’ current HQ up for sale

As construction on American Airlines' new headquarters in Fort Worth continues, the airline's current world headquarters at 4333 Amon Carter Blvd. is already up for sale.  The 40-acre complex, divided into four land parcels, includes...

Union Pacific delivers 4% better 2Q profit on lower expenses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. delivered 4% more profit in the second quarter even though it hauled less freight because it cut its expenses by 7%. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday it...