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  • Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing Co. 737 aircraft sit on the tarmac at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California.

    Southwest warned passengers that there could be long lines at airports on Thursday.

  • July 20- Delta Air Lines Inc said its $1.9 billion plan to upgrade its terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were approved by the airport on Wednesday. Under a lease approved by Los Angeles World Airports' Board of Airport Commissioners, the carrier will connect terminals 2 and 3 over the next seven years and relocate there from terminals 5 and 6..

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Four U.S. carriers have won tentative approval to launch daytime U.S. flights to Tokyo's Haneda airport as early as this fall, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. Approvals were given to Delta for flights from Los Angeles and Minneapolis, Hawaiian from Honolulu, American from Los Angeles, and United from San Francisco.

  • CHICAGO— In a bid to reduce long airport security lines, United Airlines said Wednesday it will work with federal officials to install automated screening checkpoints this fall at its hub in Newark, New Jersey, and later this year in Chicago and Los Angeles. United's move echoes similar announcements from Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.

  • A plane takes off from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Irving, Texas.

    The world's fourth busiest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International, briefly closed runways, reported WFAA news.

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas— Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport officials say some runways were briefly closed as police responded to a driver who led them on a chase and refused to exit her car. The FAA briefly closed runways in the vicinity but flight operations quickly resumed. An FAA spokesman said fewer than 10 flights were delayed.

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Wednesday he is tentatively approving daytime flights to Japan's Haneda Airport from the United States for American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines Inc, and United Airlines Inc.. The proposed U.S. cities are Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Minneapolis and are scheduled to start as...

  • UNITED CEO HAS STARTED REVIEW OF MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE, MODERNIZING IT SYSTEMS, ROLE OF AIRPORTS IN NETWORK- LETTER.

  • other emerging assets@ LONDON, July 18- Turkish stocks fell 5 percent and bond yields rose on Monday when the country's markets re-opened after Friday's foiled coup, though there was little sign of significant contagion into other emerging assets. Tourism-related stocks fared worst, with airport operator TAV down 11 percent and Turkish Airlines falling...

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers canceled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 16- Turkish Airlines resumed flights from Istanbul's international airport on Saturday following a failed coup attempt while some foreign carriers cancelled weekend flights. A spokesman for Turkish Airlines said flights had now returned to their normal schedule from Europe's third largest hub, though delays were to be expected.

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores of people...

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • NEW YORK— Of all the factors that could delay flights at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, this one is probably the slowest: turtles. Some of the slowpoke visitors have managed to crawl onto the runways and taxiways, causing delays while workers round them up, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that operates the airport said Friday.

  • CHICAGO— Chicago is planning a multibillion dollar effort to expand the city's O'Hare International Airport that includes more gates, larger terminals and upgraded amenities. "This is an important step forward in our ongoing work to ensure that O'Hare serves as the economic engine for the people of Chicago and an international gateway for travelers around...

  • MONTERREY, July 7- Mexican construction firm ICA will bid to build runways and a terminal at Mexico City's new airport, local media reported on Thursday. Luis Zarate, chief executive of ICA, told the newspaper La Jornada that the firm will present documents to participate in a runway bid with a consortium of domestic and foreign firms on Aug. 8.

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- The sale of loss-making German airport Frankfurt-Hahn to a Chinese investor appears close to collapse, the airport's local government owner said on Wednesday, after the buyer failed to make an initial payment last week. "Talks in Shanghai seem to point towards a collapse of the sale to SYT," said Roger Lewentz, the interior minister for the...

  • *Many new airports built but idle as no flights. NEW DELHI, July 1- India will push to get 90 new airports up and running over the next 12 months, under a government plan to service smaller cities that have missed out on the country's air travel boom, officials said on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to accelerate growth in the world's fastest expanding...