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[FRANKFURT] German carmaker BMW AG said its first-quarter operating profit rose by a forecast-beating 20.6 per cent, lifted by strong demand for large offroader luxury cars in Europe and the United...

[SINGAPORE] Steep drops in Asian shipping rates are adding to fears about slowing trade, as a fall in export orders from countries across the region depresses demand for ships carrying 90 per cent of...

[BENGALURU] Ride-hailing service Uber on Tuesday said it ceased operations in Kansas after the state legislature decided to override Governor Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that will impose...

[DALLAS] The chief of Google Inc's experimental cargo-drone program wants to see automated flight go beyond pilotless planes and extend to commercial air travel...

[BERLIN] The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps in March, killing all 150 people on board, practiced a descent on the previous flight, German newspaper...

SHARES in Tiger Airways took a hit on Tuesday after it unveiled a fiscal fourth-quarter net loss of S$18.82 million, raising its full-year (FY2015) net loss to S$264.23 million. The stock fell 2.5...

OFFICIALS at Boston Logan International Airport have announced a broad multimillion-dollar plan to make the airport, which is almost surrounded by water, more environmentally sustainable and...

LUFTHANSA joined European rivals in reporting improved first-quarter earnings helped by cheaper fuel, but said on Tuesday further action was needed to lower costs, especially in light of a rising...

QATAR Airways on Monday said that it plans to expand its services to the United States, in a move that rankled US airlines which accuse it of competing unfairly through state subsidies.

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PRELIMINARY results of a new survey suggest that most seafarers are content with life at sea.