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  • *Spaniards angered by need for repeat elections. MADRID, April 27- Spaniards expressed dismay on Wednesday at the failure of their politicians to form a coalition government after four months of haggling, forcing new elections that opinion polls suggest may not break the deadlock. With no stable government in sight, a state-controlled Spanish airport...

  • LOS ANGELES— Authorities say a Delta Airlines jetliner had a flat tire after landing safely at Los Angeles International Airport following a flight from Atlanta. Airport police officer Rob Pedregon says the pilot of Flight 2355 reported a possible wheel problem before landing around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian...

  • BERLIN— Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Germany after government workers started short-term strikes affecting eight cities' airports ahead of a new round of wage negotiations. Nearly 400 flights at Frankfurt airport alone were canceled Wednesday morning after airport firefighters walked off the job. Public-sector workers doing ground...

  • BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, April 27- Airline passengers travelling through Germany are set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a bid to push for higher wages. Lufthansa, Germany's largest carrier, said it was cancelling almost 900 flights at airports including Frankfurt and Munich, equivalent to around 60 percent of its...

  • GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE CAP ON TAKE-OFFS AND LANDINGS AT NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT IS GREAT NEWS.

  • TIRANA, Albania— Albania's Tirana International Airport has been bought by Hong Kong- based China Everbright and Friedmann Pacific Asset Management. According to a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Tuesday by China Everbright, the two companies have created a joint venture, Keen Dynamics Limited, or KDL, that has signed an agreement with the...

  • Berlin's ghost airport still shut

    Berlin's new Brandenburg Airport was due to open in 2010, but is still closed. Construction issue after issue has plagued this $6 billion white elephant. CNBC's Phil Han reports.

  • BERLIN— Lufthansa has cancelled 895 flights scheduled for Wednesday from six German airports as government workers call short-term strikes in the run-up to wage discussions later this week. The airline said Tuesday that its hubs in Munich and Frankfurt would see the most disruption. Of the cancelled flights, 545 were to or from Munich, where the strike was to...

  • Most of the airport is within the Newark city limits in New Jersey, and the Port Authority leases the land from the city. State laws in New Jersey and New York give the Port Authority sole discretion in "all details of financing, construction, leasing, charges, rates, tolls, contracts and the operation of air terminals," according to language in the New Jersey statute.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— A United Airlines flight has been delayed at a New York airport after a male passenger uttered the word "bomb." Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says another passenger alerted the flight crew at Albany International Airport, and the man was taken into custody Wednesday morning. The pilot requested a search of the aircraft, which was bound for Newark,...

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate approved a bipartisan aviation policy bill Tuesday that would boost airport security, extend new protections to airline passengers and help speed the introduction of package-delivery drones. The bill, passed on a vote of 95-3, would also extend the Federal Aviation Administration's programs and powers through Oct. 1, 2017.

  • LOS ANGELES— The Latest on a University of California, Berkeley, student removed from an airliner after a passenger observed him speaking in Arabic on his phone::. A spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport police says officers have concluded a University of California, Berkeley student broke now laws when he spoke in Arabic on his cellphone while seated...

  • LONDON— A collision between a British Airways passenger jet and a drone over London has left the plane undamaged but the aviation industry deeply shaken. London's Metropolitan Police said Monday the incident occurred over Richmond Park, a large open expanse a few miles from the airport. In Britain alone, electronics stores sold thousands during the 2015...

  • LONDON— Police say a British Airways flight from Geneva hit an object believed to be a drone while on approach to London's Heathrow Airport. The airline says the plane landed safely Sunday afternoon and has been cleared for its next flight. The Airbus A320 was carrying 132 passengers and five crew members.

  • The deal calls for Uber to pay Newark $1 million a year for 10 years for permission to operate at Newark Liberty International Airport, which serves the New York City region and is one of the busiest airports in the nation. The San Francisco- based company also will provide $1.5 million in liability coverage for all drivers in its network. In February, Newark...

  • Delta changes ticket fee rules

    The airline will stop charging US customers for ordering tickets by phone or over the counter.

  • BRUSSELS— Belgium's transport minister resigned Friday after a secret European Union report detailing lapses in airport security oversight was leaked in the wake of the deadly March 22 bombings at Brussels Airport and subway. Prime Minister Charles Michel said after his talks with Transport Minister Jacqueline Galant, "the minister presented her...

  • Fixing airport wait times

    Discussing speeding up airport security, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines Chairman and CEO, and Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly managing partner.

  • Sailing through security

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Clear Security's expansion from just airports into other places like sports stadiums.

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to bolster travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks with measures that include doubling the number of transportation security teams with bomb-sniffing dogs at domestic airports and other transit hubs. The FAA bill is expected to come up for a final vote later this month. It is unclear what kind of...