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  • 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...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— A political mentor of Gov. Chris Christie who headed the agency that oversees New York City- area airports admitted Thursday that he used his position to get United Airlines to run direct flights to South Carolina so that he could easily visit his vacation home. David Samson, the Republican governor's appointee to lead the Port Authority of New York...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Southwest Airlines says one of its flights made an unplanned landing at Kansas City International Airport after experiencing severe turbulence during rough weather. The Kansas City Star reports that the flight was headed from Chicago to Austin, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon. A Southwest spokesman says the flight crew decided to land in Kansas...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved. The House had passed the measure earlier in the week and it now goes to President Barack Obama, who must sign the bill by Friday when the FAA's current operating authority expires to avoid a...

  • NEW YORK— Losing near-monopoly control over Newark Liberty International Airport is going to cost United Airlines $412 million, or $264 million after taxes. The Federal Aviation Administration announced in April that it would lift all the restrictions at Newark, essentially opening it to as many flights and airlines that could secure gate space at the...

  • The aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, flew out of the Seville airport in Spain on Monday and landed at the Cairo International Airport on Wednesday morning. The flight, piloted by Swiss man Andre Borschberg, had arrived in Seville on June 23 after an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic. The around-the-world voyage began in March 2015 in Abu Dhabi in the...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Workers at Philadelphia International Airport have voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job during the Democratic National Convention later this month. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports workers are seeking better scheduling, clarity on sick pay, a more predictable disciplinary system and the ability to unionize. Information from: The...

  • 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.