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SmartBrief covers a broad range of issues within the transportation sector. Our newsletters report the latest on  commercial airline company news and trends, airport security issues and TSA, the airline passenger experience, and North America's freight railroads, along with Amtrak. 

Higher passenger traffic lifts Delta profits


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Delta Air Lines reported second-quarter profit of $801 million, or 94 cents per a share, up 17% from $685 million, or 80 per share, a year earlier, an increase fueled by stronger passenger traffic. Tr… Read More

Sioux City, Iowa, hopes railroad past will land section of town in National Register


  • KTIV-TV (Sioux City, Iowa)

Sioux City, Iowa, is hoping its connection to railroads will land part of the town on the National Register of Historic Places. A state archaeologist is searching around the Milwaukee Railroad shops a… Read More