Southwest pilots union seeks mediation in contract talks

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

The union becomes the third labor group to seek mediation at Dallas-based Southwest Airlines.

American scouting possible new headquarters locations

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

American CEO Doug Parker says the company is in preliminary talks about a possible new headquarters but may decide to stay at its current complex in east Fort Worth.

BNSF to spend $6 billion on expansion projects in 2015

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Record capital spending is aimed at alleviating congestion that has clogged the Fort Worth-based company’s network of trains moving grain and oil.

Flight attendants share frustrations with union, company leaders

| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker meets with flight attendants and says recent contract rejection reflects history of distrust between workers and management.

Remote-control warriors play big role in conflicts

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

They inflict a lot of damage, but the greatest combat hazard faced by drone pilots is the sugary drinks they swill to stay awake.

Plano real estate firm buys Sheraton Hotel in Arlington

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The 311-room hotel, located near Globe Life Park, is Urbana Varro’s first Metroplex property.

Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

US stocks drift lower after release of Fed minutes

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

U.S. financial markets pulled back slightly from their most recent record highs Wednesday, ending lower for the first time this week.

Texas grid operator says EPA rule would be costly

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas said Monday that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide would challenge power reliability in Texas and raise consumer electricity costs by as much as 20 percent as half the state's coal-fired power plants shut down.

Safety agency to push for national air bag recall

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.