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  • David Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from the plane to make space for four crew members on the flight from the city's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky.

  • CHICAGO, April 27- At least 10 major U.S. airports say their rules prevent security officers from physically removing passengers from airplanes unless a crime is committed, meaning they would normally avoid incidents such as the one involving the passenger dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago. Officials at 10 of the busiest U.S. airports- in Atlanta,...

  • Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals: 'Remain positive on 2017'

    Tonnage and yield are the most important factors for the company, explains Mark Whitehead, chief executive of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals.

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa.— A Pennsylvania airport that is part of Amazon's effort to build its own air cargo system is racing to build more space for the online retailer before the holiday shopping crunch. The Allentown Morning Call reports officials agreed Tuesday to hire engineers to design an additional cargo plane ramp at the Lehigh Valley International Airport.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it has granted preliminary approval to St. Louis to explore putting its city-owned airport under private management. The Transportation Department told Reuters it approved the preliminary application of St. Louis Lambert International Airport, owned and operated by the city of St. Louis,...

  • PYONGYANG, North Korea— No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. ATMs are an alien enough concept in North Korea that those in the capital's shiny new Sunan International Airport have a video screen near the top showing how they work and how to set up an account to use them. Years ago, the Ryugyong Commercial Bank installed...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday Chief Executive Oscar Munoz will not become chairman in 2018, under an amendment to his employment agreement approved after an uproar over the treatment of a passenger. David Dao, was dragged from his seat off a parked plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Louisville,...

  • FRANKFURT, April 20- Lufthansa and Air France were briefly hit by computer problems preventing them from boarding passengers on Thursday evening, airport and airline staff said on Thursday. A gate agent at Frankfurt airport, Lufthansa's main hub, had announced the airline was having "a computer system breakdown worldwide," preventing passengers from getting...

  • ABUJA, Nigeria— Nigeria's government says the international airport in its capital is reopening after six weeks of repairs to the runway, which experts had said was in shocking disrepair. The closure of one of West Africa's busiest airports had been another blow to Nigeria's already suffering economy. But after a South African Airways plane was damaged on...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— A Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested on a weapons charge in New York after airport security officers found a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says 55- year-old Erik Gibson was slated to pilot a flight to Tampa, Florida, on Monday morning when Transportation Security Administration officers found the gun...

  • CHICAGO— The lawyer for a man dragged off a United flight says the airline and Chicago officials have agreed to preserve evidence of the incident. David Dao, a 69- year-old passenger who didn't want to give up his seat last week on a flight from O'Hare International Airport. Demetrio has said Dao lost teeth, suffered a concussion and a broken nose as airport police...

  • Boeing's 737 MAX 9, a fuel-efficient, long-range successor to the 737-900, took off at 1:52 p.m. ET from Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Washington, on a test flight to help prepare the new version for delivery to customers next year.

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an Illinois state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident. David Dao, the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago, which runs O'Hare International Airport, to...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an Illinois state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident. David Dao, the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago, which runs O'Hare International Airport, to...

  • United Airlines is scrambling to respond to intense and far-reaching scrutiny after the airline bumped an unwilling passenger, whom authorities forcibly dragged down the aisle, off the flight on Sunday evening.

  • The future of flying looks straight out of Star Trek

    Airbus releases concept designs to illustrate the direction they want air travel to go.

  • NEW YORK, April 5- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will launch nonstop transatlantic flights from two more U.S. airports this fall, the airline announced on Wednesday, ramping up pressure on larger carriers to compete with the emerging low-fare airline. Beginning in mid-September, Norwegian will offer nonstop flights from Denver International and Seattle-Tacoma...

  • No question there is bipartisan support for infrastructure: Bill Rudin

    Bill Rudin, Rudin Management Company, provides highlights from the White House CEO summit, including talk about shortening the timeline on infrastructure projects and the outlook for tax reform. There was a lot of talk about creating jobs of the future, says Rudin.

  • Airline expansion plans include new routes this summer

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports several major carriers are adding new routes to accommodate the consumer demand.

  • The gains helped drive Mexico's benchmark IPC stock index up about 0.6 percent. Mexico's peso and Brazil's real gained on Monday as traders remained cautious amid lingering uncertainty over Trump's ability to make good on pledges of tax cuts and fiscal spending. Brazil's Supreme Electoral Tribunal will begin proceedings on charges of illegal campaign...