Dow Transports puts shadow on US equities

Barometer of economy and overall sentiment lags broader market

Alps crash prompts cockpit access debate

Questions raised over security protocols

Future london taxi, tx5,

Black cab makers hail next generation

Taxi will be electric, made of aluminium and built in Coventry

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Airlines toughen up cockpit rules

Prosecutor says copilot wanted to ‘destroy the plane’

Lufthansa chief shaken by crash findings

Airline group may have to defend hiring and safety procedures

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Lure of big ships fuels canal boom

Chinese companies bet on rival Latin American trade routes

EasyJet set for profit on lower fuel bill

Ticket prices set to fall as costs drop

Etihad backs IAG €1.35bn Aer Lingus bid

Gulf carrier says it would sell stake if Dublin approves deal

Audio recovered in Alps air crash probe

Investigators do not have ‘slightest explanation’ for accident

Peers argue HS2 case has not been made

Cheaper options for easing rail congestion should be explored

Heavy blow for long-suffering Lufthansa

Germanwings had good safety record

Shipowners must consolidate, says Ross

Excess capacity blamed on investors who financed new ships

FirstGroup to expand commuter services

Train operator to add 4,000 seats as part of Great Western deal

Ports in dogfight for container traffic

London Gateway and other ports are competing amid slow growth

Ryanair targets digital lift-off

Airline seeks to match rivals’ innovations with media lab

Week in Review, March 21

Internet TV, Valeant, Rifat sentencing, Ryanair U-turn and more

Rail passenger complaints on the rise

Grievances with Virgin Trains drive upward trend

HS2 arriving at Crewe due six years early

Rail service could reach north of England ahead of 2033 schedule

UK businesses lobby for more cycle lanes

Companies want extra spending to help boost bicycle journeys

Person of the Year: Travis Kalanick

Uber’s founder wants transport to be as reliable as running water, whatever the obstacles to that goal

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