Southwest Airlines is reporting a record profit for the second quarter, more than doubling what it earned a year ago.
Profit and revenue are up at American Airlines, and the company will share some of the gains with shareholders.
In some spots, the train tracks rise 40 feet above some of Virginia's priciest real estate, held aloft by massive concrete trestles.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
World shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia.
Shares of some top construction companies were mixed at the close of trading: Fluor rose $.39 or .5 percent, to $77.79.
Shares of some top aerospace companies were mixed at the close of trading: Boeing fell $3.03 or 2.3 percent, to $126.71.
Shares of some top airlines companies were up at the close of trading: Delta Air rose $1.47 or 3.9 percent, to $39.15.
Federal auditors say NASA doesn't have enough money to start launching its new, $12 billion rocket program by the end of 2017 as planned.